An award-winning journalist turned organizer, Nadine Smith is the co-founder and CEO of Equality Florida, the state's largest organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Nadine was a national co-chair of the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation (an event that drew almost a million participants and spectators), and was part of the historic Oval Office meeting between then-President Bill Clinton and LGBT-community leaders. Smith served on President Obama's National Finance Committee, is a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Florida Advisory Committee, is a Florida Chamber Foundation Trustee, and is on the founding board of the International Gay and Lesbian Youth Organization. In 2013, she was named one of the Florida Diversity Council’s Most Powerful and Influential Women, and was the recipient of the League of Women Voter's Woman of Distinction Award in 2015. She lives in St. Petersburg with her wife Andrea and son Logan.