Michela English is the president and CEO of Fight for Children, a nonprofit organization focused on educational and health care initiatives to ensure that all children in Washington, DC, have opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed. Prior to leading Fight for Children, Ms. English was a senior executive at Discovery Communications and at the National Geographic Society. During eight years at Discovery, English served as president of Discovery Consumer Products and as President and COO of Discovery.com. Her responsibilities included Discovery's nationwide retail chain, global merchandise licensing business, Internet, new media, and education businesses. At the National Geographic Society, she served as senior vice president with responsibility for the book division, Traveler magazine, WORLD magazine for children, educational media, and international publishing.