Who We Are

When we work together

We work with our Collaborating Partners to reach millions of voters and new voters, we help them mobilize their chapters and members to participate in voter engagement and Get Out The Vote [GOTV] activities at the local, state, and national levels. We provide action ideas, toolkits, discussion leader guides for virtual, and hopefully later in the year, in-person gatherings, with media and communications support when needed on the website and with the backing from American Forum and its State Forums.




Karen was the Executive Director of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) in the 1970s, CEO of two nuclear disarmament organizations, the Center for Education on Nuclear and Citizens Against Nuclear War in the 1980's leading delegations of Women for a Meaningful Summit to Geneva, Iceland and Moscow during Reagan/Gorbachev summit meetings. She has also coordinated numerous voter engagement initiatives with 501c3 organizations using the Trusted Sources model of nonpartisan leadership to deliver messages to their chapters and members so that they might accomplish their goals.


Kathy is the president of the League of Women Voters of D.C. She is committed to registering voters and providing them with election information so that they might exercise their rights as an American in every election. In addition to lending her expertise in the development of outreach strategies, Kathy brings a vital tool to this effort, the League's nonpartisan online voter guide Vote411. This tool will be key in helping Everywoman Vote 2020 get out the vote. Kathy earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a master's degree from George Washington University.


Susie has led the Washington Office of Public Policy, an 800 000 member NGO United Methodist Women (UMW), for nearly 20 years. She created UMW's signature Human Trafficking Initiative reaching out to over 42,000 people across the United States and the annual Intercept the Traffickers Campaign held in cities hosting the Super Bowl. Currently, she serves on the Bennett College Board of Trustees. Previous board service includes the African Women's Development Fund. Susie is an Advisory Board member of the Circle of Friends Impact Scholarship Fund at Boston University and the San Francisco based Life Learning Academy.


Beth is an attorney who guides her clients through the complex maze of legal, tax, and political reporting frameworks that often require a novel application to grassroots and coalition activities. Her clients include national and international public interest organizations, community-based groups, private foundations, associations, as well as political organizations and candidates.


Celinda is one of the nation's foremost experts on electing women candidates and on framing issues to women voters. American Politics calls Celinda a "super-strategist or, better yet, the Godmother," and Working Woman says she is "arguably the most influential woman in her field." She is renowned for her groundbreaking research on single women voters in conjunction with the Voter Participation Center and has helped elect numerous female candidates. She currently serves as president of Lake Research Partners. Celinda co-authored the book What Women Really Want with Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway, which examines the way women are changing the political landscape in America.


Amber is one of the country's leading experts on election administration and policy, and co-author of the book "When Women Vote," released in January 2020. She is the CEO of the National Vote At Home Institute and Coalition and is the former Director of Elections for Denver, Colorado. During her time in Colorado, she transformed the elections division into a national and international award-winning office. Her work demonstrates designing pro-voter policies, voter-centric processes, and implementing technical innovations will improve representation for all voters.


Nicole has spent 20 years in communications disseminating the facts. She has worked in the private sector at a trade association and as an issues management consultant. She has also worked in the field of higher education and has worked for various scientific organizations. She has a M.A. in Political Communication from American University. Having started her career as a scientist, she also accidentally acquired a B.A. in biology from New College of Florida, and an M.S. in Zoology from the University of South Florida.


Cynthia is the founder and executive director of RepresentWomen and a founding board member of the ReflectUS coalition of nonpartisan women's representation organizations. Cynthia is an outspoken advocate for innovative rules & systems reforms to advance women's representation and leadership in the United States. Terrell helped to found FairVote - a nonpartisan champion of electoral reforms that gives voters a greater choice, a louder voice, and a representative democracy.


Melody is a public interest attorney. She is the president and founder of Mothers Outreach Network, a local non-profit that runs civic education campaigns, including on voting rights. As Associate General Counsel of SEIU, she developed and implemented national member and nonpartisan public election protection activities; and she advised the political field program in 2008 in Virginia.