Advisory/Emeritus Board

Emerge Advisory/Emeritus Board

Advisory Board

Joan Blades
Co-Founder, Move-On and Mom’s Rising

Maureen Blanc
Director, Charge Across Town

Heather Booth
Executive Director, Americans for Financial Reform

Donna Brazile
Former Chair of the Democratic National Committee; Author; Political Strategist

Karen Carter Peterson
State Senator, LA-05

Bishop Leah Daughtry
President, On These Things LLC

Wendy Davis
Founder of Deeds Not Words; former 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Candidate and State Senator

Quinn Delaney
Founder and President, Akonadi Foundation

Loretta Durbin
President, Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership

Gloria Feldt
Co-Founder and President of Take The Lead

Louise Gund
Democratic activist and philanthropist

Christina Ann Harbridge
President, Allegory Training

Bridget Hennessey
VP of Government Relations, Weedmaps

Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez
Partner, Synergy Public Affairs

Madeleine Kunin
Former Governor of Vermont; Former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland

Dorka Keehn
Co-Founder, Emerge; Principal, Keehn On Art

LaToia Jones
Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement, Hustle

Celinda Lake
President, Lake Research Partners

Jennifer Lawless
Director, Women & Politics Institute, American University

Noelle Leca
Technology Executive, retired

Barbara Lee
Founder and President, Barbara Lee Political Office; Founder and President, Barbara Lee Family Foundation

Ann Lewis
President,, Former Advisor to Senator Hillary Clinton

Alyssa Milano
Actor, Activist

Irene Natividad
President, Global Summit of Women

Nadine North
CEO of The North Point, Co-Founder

Carol Pensky
Democratic activist

Cecile Richards
Former President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Ruby Sarron
Director of Training, ActBlue

Patricia Schroeder
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Colorado, 1973 – 1997)

Safanya Searcy
Deputy Director, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Liz Shuler
President, AFL-CIO

Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Founder and CEO of The Representation Project, Filmmaker Miss Representation and The Mask You Live In

Marya Stark
Co-Founder, Emerge and Trajectory Women

Gloria Steinem
Writer and activist

Susie Tompkins Buell
Democratic activist and philanthropist

Shannon Watts
Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Nancy Zirkin
Executive Vice President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights


Emeritus Board

Andrea Dew Steele
Founder, Emerge