Mar / 2018

Desma Deitz

As Chief Operating Officer at Marathon Kids, Desma Deitz oversees Programs and Operations to help the organization reach more kids than ever with programming that gets kids moving. Formerly the Managing Director at UNICEF Ventures, where she developed and scaled new programs and products to accelerate social innovation and drive step change growth for UNICEF USA, Desma helped build and led the team that launched UNICEF Kid Power, the world’s first Wearable-for-Good® and one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2016, from prototype, to classroom pilot, to multi-million dollar cause platform and award-winning retail product with more than 400,000 participants and supporters nationwide.