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The Women Effect Action Fund advocates for economic equity, highlighting the importance of family-friendly economic policies to the electorate, building support for smart policies for women and families and holding elected officials accountable to passing the policies that their constituents support.

Our Team

The WEAF’s advisory board is chaired by Lisa Guide. Lisa is an Associate Director of the Rockefeller Family Fund, joining in 2002. Prior, she was founder and executive director of a nonprofit strategic communications firm, but most of her career has been spent in government and politics. Lisa was in federal service for all eight years of President Clinton’s administration, serving in a variety of positions at the Interior Department and the White House. These included acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Management and Budget and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs. Lisa also served two years at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. She spent eight years working in politics and government in New Jersey, as state communications director of the 1992 Clinton presidential campaign and communications director for the N.J. State Attorney General. Lisa also serves as a foundation representative on the Board of Trustees of the Democracy Alliance.

The WEAF other advisory board members include Fran Rodgers (Vice Chair of the Democracy Alliance and founder and CEO of WFD) and Anna Fink (Executive Director of Amalgamated Foundation).

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