Winnie Wong is a veteran organizer and grassroots activist.
A prolific digital strategist, she visions, facilitates and implements paradigm shifting campaigns for political, cultural and social change.
She inspires others to use the internet as a powerful tool for organizing toward direct democracy, equality, and justice for all.
She is a relentless cultural ambassador who communicates complex ideas in such a way that they launch and inspire social movements.
She co authored the Women’s March on Washington Guiding Vision and Definition of Principles that centers intersectionality at the front of the work.
Winnie is co founder of People for Bernie Sanders, a national grassroots organizing community where Sanders supporters can network and coordinate outreach efforts, both online and off.
She and her team at People for Bernie created the viral political hashtag: #FeelTheBern. The Sanders campaign has since widely adopted the meme.
Prior to helping Bernie Sanders win the Internet, she facilitated the launch of what became the largest crowd-powered disaster relief effort in history. Occupy Sandy, a grassroots network that emerged to provide mutual aid to communities affected by Superstorm Sandy, trained and dispatched more than 60,000 volunteers who provided over 300,000 meals, remediated over 1000 homes, and distributed over a million dollars’ worth of donated supplies.
She is a founding organizer of Occupy Wall Street, the people powered movement against social and economic inequality. Occupy Wall Street began on September 17, 2011, in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City’s Wall Street financial district. The occupation quickly received global attention and spawned a worldwide movement.
Winnie helped to launch Ready For Warren, an organization calling on Elizabeth Warren to run for President in the 2016 election.