Our board of directors.
Gabriella is known for acting on stage and TV, most recently as Suzie Bingham in Stranger Things. But even more important than her work as an actor is her passion for supporting LGBTQ issues, animal rights, and women's equality. Her work, activism, and visibility has been praised for making the world a safer, more accepting place for all people.
Gloria is an American journalist and social-political activist who is a nationally recognized leader of second-wave feminism in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Steinem was a columnist for New York magazine and is a co-founder of Ms. magazine. She also co-founded the National Women's Political Caucus, which provides training and support for women who seek elected and appointed offices in government, and helped establish Take Our Daughters to Work Day.
Rosanna is an American actress and director. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for The Womanity Foundation. Rosanna and her family partnered with the USC's Violence Intervention Program to found the Alexis Arquette Family Foundation, in honor of their sister Alexis. Together they opened the Alexis Project, a clinic in downtown Los Angeles serving the specific needs and treatment of rape survivors, particularly those in the LGBTQIA community, with dignity and respect.
Aisha is an award-winning director, actor, comedian, New York Times bestselling author, podcaster and activist. She is a supporter of many charitable organizations, including The International Rescue Committee, Family Violence Prevention Fund, The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, the LA Mission and Doctors Without Borders.
Julianne Moore is an American academy award winning actor and author. She is a campaigner for LGBTQIA rights and the founding chair of the Everytown for Gun Safety Creative Council, amplifying the movement to end gun violence in this country.
Ana is an American actress, comedian, singer and songwriter. Alongside her six-year stint on SNL, her credits include Tony-nominated Broadway productions. She is involved in the Brooklyn Community Foundation and will be hosting their Spark breakfast in March.
Carol is a women's rights activist, author, television host, and former television journalist. She is the former co-president and CEO of the ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women's Equality, sister organizations dedicated to the passage and enactment of the Equal Rights Amendment. She also was founding president of The Women's Media Center, a non-profit created in 2004 by Gloria Steinem, Robin Morgan, and Jane Fonda to increase coverage and participation of women in media.
Fran is an award-winning leadership communication strategist and the creator of The Zone Method™. She transforms careers via custom workshops, executive coaching programs, industry keynote speeches, leadership workshops, webinars, media appearances, and message strategy sessions.
Eva Reign is a Brooklyn-based actress, writer and artist from St. Louis, Missouri. Known for her work as a correspondent on the Vice show "Transnational," Eva won a Peabody Award and GLAAD Media Award for her work on the show. She previously worked at the Condé Nast LGBTQ platform Them. as Assistant Editor before going on to launch her own column at the platform "In Bloom: The Life Column with Eva Reign." This column focused on the beauty and strength of the Black trans community. Her other writing has appeared in Vogue, The Cut, Byrdie, PAPER and Highsnobiety. Eva made her feature film debut as the star of Billy Porter's Amazon film Anything's Possible from MGM's Orion Pictures.
Loretta is an African American academic, feminist, and activist who advocates for reproductive justice, especially among women of color. As an activist, Ross has written on reproductive justice activism and the history of African American women.
Jena is an American comedian, writer and the host of the comedic true-crime series Indefensible on AMC Plus. She is also the creator of Soft Focus with Jena Friedman for Adult Swim and won a Writer's Guild of America award for her work on Borat 2: Subsequent Movie Film. Jena is involved with the Ms. Foundation for Woman and will be performing at the Jewish Women International's 125th Anniversary Gala in December, which will benefit and empower at-risk women to take charge of their financial independence so they can live safely and thrive.
Carolyn B. Maloney
Carolyn is currently serving as the U.S. representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Her causes include financial services, national security, and women's issues and she is currently Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Ilyasah is an educator and is the co-chair of The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. As an American author, she is best known for her book, The Awakening of Malcolm X, as well as being a community organizer, social activist, and motivational speaker. Through her outreach programs, she has become a role model for young women across the globe.
Ben is an American attorney who specializes in civil rights and catastrophic personal injury cases. He is the President of the National Civil Rights Trial Lawyers Association and served as President of the National Bar Association. He was the first African-American to chair the Florida State University College of Law Board of Directors and is the founder and director of the Benjamin Crump Social Justice Institute.
Jennifer Carrol Foy
Jennifer is a mom, a magistrate judge, a public defender, and was one of the first African-American women to graduate from the Virginia Military Institute. While she was in the legislature, Jennifer spearheaded Virginia's effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment; and has since upheld her commitment to her community in her everyday life.
Alyssa is an actor, producer, host, activist, entrepreneur, humanitarian and NY Times Best-Selling author. She helped in the advancement of #MeToo, has been involved in TimesUp since its inception, is active on the ERA Coalition's Advisory Council, and is also the ACLU's Ambassador for Reproductive Rights. Alyssa is a founder of NoRA, a coalition to combat the NRA money in political campaigns, and has been a UNICEF National Ambassador for 19 years. She started the #2020Fund with Movement Voter Project to raise money for local grassroots organizations that empower youth, immigrants, women, people of color, and communities.
Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey
Bob is an American politician who served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. During his time in the senate, he served on the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Bamby is a widely celebrated transgender Latina activist and is recognized for her passion and her social, political, and economic influence. As a steadfast advocate of transgender Latinas throughout the United States, she served as the President and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition and also developed the Center for Violence Prevention & Transgender Wellness in Los Angeles.
Devika currently serves as the Global CEO of Ogilvy and has been a loyal supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment Coalition for years. Throughout her career, she has focused on creating a positive and societal impact through creativity, with her most notable accolades centering around various social causes.
Kimberly has been working at the intersection of race, gender and politics for almost 20 years. She is the Co-founder of Higher Heights, and a founding member/Board Chair of ReflectUS. Kimberly also serves as a board member of ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women's Equity.
Mona has enabled over 90 organizations unlock their economic potential and protect the legal rights of women, girls, and gender non-conforming people. She is the founder of Insight Circle Fund, co-founder of the Asian Women's Leadership University, and is currently the Global Executive Director of Equality Now.
Lisa has been a management and strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton's Global Defense Group for the past decade and continues to provide consulting services to a commercial corporation. She was awarded the Fairfax County, Virginia Citizen of the Year in 2020 by the Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations. She served on a winning presidential candidate's Domestic Policy Team for Women & Families where she wrote or contributed to numerous policy papers on gender equality, including Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Equal Rights Amendment for the transition team.