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Tracy Seckler

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Charley’s Fund

Tracy Seckler lives in Alford, Mass., with her son Charley, his siblings Sam and Maisy, and her husband Benjamin. She is a founder of The Race to Yes, which initiated the White House petition. Tracy is the co-founder and Executive Director of Charley’s Fund, a not-for-profit foundation focused on supporting the development of new treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Over the past decade, Charley’s Fund has directed $25 million to the advancement of new therapies for the disease. The foundation has supported medical research and drug development across the globe, and has been instrumental in initiating multiple clinical trials for children with Duchenne. Tracy also serves on the board of Halo Therapeutics, a biotech company founded and funded by patient organizations. She earned a BA from Harvard College and an MA from Columbia University. Follow her on Twitter at @momofcharley.