Advisory Board

Emerge America 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

Rev. 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

Caroline Edwards
Creative Director of the Politics Department, ICM Partners

Gloria Feldt
Activist & Author, GloriaFeldt.com; Speaking Up

Jennifer Granholm
Former Governor of Michigan

Louise Gund
Democratic activist and philanthropist

Christina Ann Harbridge
President, Allegory Training

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

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, No-Limits.org, Former Advisor to Senator Hillary Clinton

Nadine North
CEO of The North Point, Co-Founder

Carol Pensky
Democratic activist

Cecile Richards
President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Emmy Ruiz
Strategist and Consultant, Onward Together

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

Liz Shuler
Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO

Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Founder, Girls’ Club Entertainment LLC & writer, director, and producer of the documentary, Miss Representation

Marya Stark
Co-Founder, Emerge America and Underwire; Advisor, Wellville

Gloria Steinem
Writer and activist

Susie Tompkins Buell
Democratic activist and philanthropist

Shannon Watts
Founder, Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence

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