National Leading from the Inside Out Alumnae/i

2012

  • Andrew Gillum, Director, Youth Leadership Programs, People for the American Way
  • Cindy Estrada, Vice President, International Union, UAW
  • Cindy Wiesner, National Coordinator, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
  • Cristóbal Alex, Program Officer, Electoral Reform and Democratic Participation, Ford Foundation
  • Denise Collazo, Director of Development and Southeast Expansion, PICO Network
  • Ejim Dike, Executive Director, US Human Rights Network
  • Eva Millona, Executive Director, Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition
  • Farhana Khera, President & Executive Director, Muslim Advocates
  • Greg Speed, Executive Director, America Votes
  • Hector Sanchez, Executive Director, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
  • Julien Ross, Executive Director, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
  • Kelley Weigel, Executive Director, Western States Center
  • Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO
  • Margie Alt, Executive Director, Environment America
  • Mary  Anne Hitt, Director, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club
  • Masen Davis, Executive Director, Transgender Law Center
  • Mellor Willie,  former Executive Director, National American Indian Housing Council
  • Michael Green, Executive Director, Center for Environmental Health
  • Nan Aron, President, Alliance for Justice
  • Pamela Shifman, Director, Initiatives for Girls and Women, NoVo Foundation
  • Rashad Robinson, Executive Director, Color of Change
  • Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel, MALDEF
  • Tuyet Le, Executive Director, Asian American Institute
  • Veda Shook, International President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

2011

  • Carroll Muffett, President & CEO, Center for International Environmental Law
  • Dan McGrath, Executive Director, TakeAction Minnesota
  • Dana Kaplan, Executive Director, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana
  • Denise Cardinal, Executive Director, ProgressNow and ProgressNow Education
  • Gustavo Torres, Executive Director, Casa De Maryland
  • Ian Inaba, Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director, Citizen Engagement Lab
  • Jacqueline Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians
  • Janet Murguía, President & CEO, National Council of La Raza
  • John Kim, Co-Director, Advancement Project
  • Josh Viertel, former President, Slow Food USA
  • Katherine Peck, Senior Vice President of Programs, Gill Foundation
  • Kimberly Freeman Brown, Executive Director, American Rights at Work
  • LeeAnn Hall, Executive Director, Alliance for a Just Society
  • Leroy Johnson, Co-Founder, Executive Director, Southern Echo, Inc.
  • Louise Melling, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU
  • Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
  • Matthew Butler, CEO & President, Media Matters for America
  • Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green for All
  • Ron Collins, Chief of Staff, Communications Workers of America
  • Tammy Bang Luu, Associate Director, The Labor/Community Strategy Center
  • Tomás Garduño, Co-Director, Southwest Organizing Project
  • Vince Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Vivien Labaton, former Director of Strategic Programme Initiatives, The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Wendy Fields-Jacobs, Executive Administrative Assistant to President King, International Union, UAW

2010

  • Aaron Dorfman, Executive Director, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
  • Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
  • Al Davidoff, Chief of Staff, American Federation of Teachers
  • Ana Yanez Correa, Executive Director, Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
  • Anita Earls, Executive Director, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
  • Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, NALEO Educational Fund
  • Becky Tarbotton, Executive Director, Rainforest Action Network
  • Benjamin Jealous, Executive Director, NAACP
  • Dan Lashoff, Climate Center Director, NRDC
  • Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
  • Erich Pica, Executive Director, Friends of the Earth
  • Ilyse Hogue, former Director of Political Advocacy and Communications, MoveOn.org
  • Jonathan Liss, Executive Director, Virginia New Majority
  • Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project
  • Kirk Noden, Executive Director, Mahoning Valley Organizing Project
  • Linda Wood, Senior Director, Leadership & Grantmaking, Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Patti Devlin, Federation Liaison to the General President, Laborers' International Union of North America
  • Phil Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace
  • Pramila Jayapal, Founder & Executive Director, One America With Justice For All
  • Raquiba LaBrie, Program Director, Open Society Foundation
  • Rinku Sen, Executive Director, The Applied Research Center
  • Tracy Sturdivant, Executive Director, State Voices
  • Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director, Director of Center for Justice, American Civil Liberties Union

2009

  • Ann Beeson, Senior Fellow, Art, Culture & Social Change Initiative 
  • Arif Mamdani, Executive Director, Progressive Technology Project
  • Ben Wikler, Campaign Director, Avaaz.org
  • Biko Baker, Executive Director, League of Young Voters
  • Bruce Nilles, Deputy Conservation Director, Sierra Club
  • Cindy Kang, Executive Director, Green Corps
  • Darlene Nipper, Deputy Executive Director, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • Doran Schrantz, Director, ISAIAH
  • Ellen Friedman, Executive Director, Compton Foundation, Inc.
  • Josh Hoyt, Director, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
  • Karen Narasaki, President, Asian American Justice Center
  • Lance Pierce , Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Ceres
  • Leslie Moody, Executive Director, The Partnership for Working Families
  • Maria del Rosario Rodriguez, Founding Director, Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Mary Lassen, Managing Director, Center for Community Change
  • Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union
  • Natalie Foster, Executive Director, Rebuilding the Dream
  • Nita Chaudhary, National Campaigns & Organizing Director, MoveOn.org
  • Nsombi Lambright, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi
  • Roger Vann, Chief Operation Officer, NAACP
  • Ryan Friedrichs, former Executive Director, State Voices
  • Scott Reed, Executive Director, PICO National Network
  • Sonia M. Perez, Senior Vice President, Affiliate Member Services, National Council of La Raza
  • Thomasina Williams, former Program Officer, Ford Foundation

2008

  • Ana Garcia Ashley, Executive Director, Gamaliel Foundation
  • Barbara Arnwine, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Betsy Taylor, Principal, Breatkthrough Strategies and Solutions
  • Brian Kettenring, Interim Director, Leadership Center for the Common Good
  • Cecilia Muñoz, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, White House
  • Dan Cantor, Executive Director, Working Families Party
  • Derrick Johnson, State President, Mississippi NAACP
  • Elissa McBride, Director of Education and Leadership Training, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, (AFSCME)
  • George Goehl, Executive Director, National Training and Information Center (NTIC)
  • Gideon Rosenblatt, former Executive Director, Groundwire
  • Jakada Imani, Executive Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
  • Jeff Blodgett, Executive Director, Wellstone Action
  • Katherine McFate, Executive Director, OMB Watch
  • Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Co-Founder and Executive Director, MomsRising
  • Leticia Alcantar, former Executive Director, Akonadi Foundation
  • Linda Meric, Executive Director, 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women
  • Lisa Kung, former Executive Director, Southern Center for Human Rights
  • Monica Russo, President, Florida Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director, National Day Labor Organizing Network
  • Phill Wilson, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Black AIDS Institute
  • Saket Soni, Director, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
  • Sara Mersha, Director of Grantmaking & Advocacy, Grassroots International
  • Sarah Hodgdon, Director of Conservation, Sierra Club
  • Sharon J. Lettman- Hicks, Executive Director & CEO, National Black Justice Coalition

2007

  • Bill Lipton, Founder & Deputy Director, Working Families Party
  • Bill Vandenberg, Director, Democracy and Power Fund, Open Society Foundations
  • Billy Parish, Co-Founder and President, Solar Mosaic
  • Billy Wimsatt, Senior Fellow, Movement Strategy Center
  • Deepak Bhargava, Executive Director, Center for Community Change
  • Genaro Lopez Rendon, Executive Director, Southwest Workers Union
  • Gibran Rivera, Senior Associate, Interaction Institute for Social Change
  • Jane Sung E. Bai, Director of National Programs, Slow Food USA
  • Jorge Mursuli, President & CEO, Democracia
  • Justin Ruben, Executive Director, MoveOn.org
  • Katharine Redford, Co-Founder and US Office Director, EarthRights International
  • Kavita Ramdas, Senior Advisor, Global Fund for Women
  • Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director, Lambda Legal
  • Kevin Curtis, Program Director, The Alliance for Climate Protection
  • Majora Carter, Founder & Principal, Majora Carter Group, LLC
  • Marielena Hincapie, Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center
  • Mary Beth Maxwell, Special Advisor to Secretary Of Labor, US Department of Labor
  • Michelle Coffey, Director, Lambent Foundation
  • Peggy Clark, Managing Director, Aspen Global Health &  Development, The Aspen Institute
  • Rene Redwood, CEO, Redwood Enterprise
  • Rhea Suh, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Budget and Management, US Department of the Interior
  • Sandra Mikush, Deputy Director, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
  • Sara Gould, Atlantic Senior Fellow, The Foundation Center
  • Steve Williams, Executive Director, POWER

2006

  • Adrienne Maree Brown, former Executive Director, The Ruckus Society
  • Angelica Salas, Executive Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights
  • Barry Gold, Marine Conservation Program Director, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Bob Fulkerson, State Director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada
  • Chellie Pingree, Congressperson from Maine
  • Crystal Plati, Executive Director, 21st Century Democrats
  • Debra Harry, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism
  • Drummond Pike, Founder and Former CEO, The Tides Foundation
  • Gillian Caldwell, former Executive Director, WITNESS and 1Sky
  • Gloria Totten, Executive Director, The Progressive Majority
  • Greg Haegele, former Deputy Conservation Director, Sierra Club (deceased 2010)
  • Hal Hamilton, Co-Director, Sustainable Food Lab
  • Iara Peng, former Executive Director, Young People for the American Way
  • Judy Rebick, former Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, Ryerson University
  • Justin Maxson, President, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development
  • Kweli Kitwana, Vice President, Progressive Majority
  • May Louie, Director of Leadership and Capacity Building, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
  • Melissa Dann, former Executive Director, Wallace Global Fund
  • Pamela Chiang, Director of Organizational Leadership, Center For Community Change
  • Peter Murray, President, Center for Progressive Leadership
  • Sarita Gupta, Executive Director, National Office of Jobs With Justice
  • Sean Cahill, Managing Director, Public Policy, Research and Community Health, Gay Men's Health Crisis (New York, NY)

2005

  • Ben Brandzel, Director of International Programs/Director of Incubation & Strategic Campaigns, Citizen Engagement Labs
  • Brenda Hyde, Assistant Director, Southern Echo
  • Bryony Schwann, Executive Director, Biomimicry Institute
  • Cathy Wilkinson, Vice President of the Board, Boreal Songbird Initiative
  • David Tucker, Executive Director, Pachamama Alliance
  • Denise Joines, Program Officer, Wilburforce Foundation
  • Gihan Perera, Executive Director, Miami Workers Center
  • Joel Gurin, Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Lisa Abbott, Director of Organizing and Leadership Development, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
  • Maggie Fox, President & CEO, Alliance for Climate Protection
  • Marty Teitel, Executive Director, Cedar Tree Foundation
  • Michael Gelobter, Founder & Chairman, Climate Cooler
  • Michael Guerrero, Alliance Director, Grassroots Global Justice
  • Nicole Rycroft, Executive Director and Founder, Canopy Planet
  • Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green for All
  • Richard Burns, Chief Operating Officer, Arcus Foundation
  • ShaKing Alston, Executive Director, The New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
  • Sheila Davis, Director, Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition

2004

  • Alan Van Capelle, Deputy Comptroller for Public Affairs, Office of the Comptroller City of New York
  • Andrea Durbin, Executive Director, Oregon Environmental Council
  • angel Kyodo williams, Founder, Center for Transformative Change
  • Ann Leonard, Director, The Story of Stuff Project
  • Burt Lauderdale, Executive Director, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
  • David Rosenn, Chief Operating Officer, New Israel Fund
  • Eli Pariser, Board President, MoveOn.org
  • Gary Cohen, Executive Director, Environmental Health Fund
  • Idelisse Malave, former Executive Director, Tides Foundation
  • Julian Griggs, Principal, Dovetail Consulting
  • Lhadon Tethong, Director, Tibet Action Institute
  • Michelle Allen, Founder & Executive Director, Fundraising 911
  • Norman Dean, former Executive Director, Friends of the Earth
  • Roxana Tynan, Deputy Director, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
  • Sabrina Smith, Strategic Communications, SCOPE
  • Scott Douglas, Executive Director, Greater Birmingham Ministries
  • Susan Shaer, Executive Director, Women’s Action for New Directions
  • Todd Paglia, Executive Director, ForestEthics
  • Van Jones, Founder and Former Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and
    Green for All
  • Vivian Chang, former Director of State and Local Initiatives, Green for All
  • Wilma Montañez, Program Officer for Reproductive Rights, The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

2003

  • Alta Starr, Program Officer, The Ford Foundation
  • Andre Carothers, former Executive Director, Rockwood Leadership Institute
  • Aqeela Sherrills, CEO, Center for Transformative Change
  • Beth Solomon, Founder & Publisher, The Georgetown Dish
  • Chris Hatch, former Executive Director, Rainforest Action Network
  • Dallas Gudgell, Assiniboine Tribe of Montana
  • Dyan Oldenburg, Executive Director, Training Resources for the Environmental Community
  • Jeff Debonis, Senior Associate, Training Resources for the Environmental Community
  • Jennifer Cobb, Vice President of Marketing and Development, World Affairs Council of Northern California
  • Jodie Evans, Co-Founder and Executive Director, CodePink
  • Jody Holmes, Science Director, Rainforest Solutions Project
  • John Sellers, Writer & Producer, AGIT-POP Communications
  • Karen Mahon, Director of Client Partnerships, Public Outreach
  • Merran Smith, Director, Tides Canada Energy Initiative, Tides Canada
  • Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
  • Ng’ethe Maina, Founder and Executive Director, Social Justice Leadership
  • Niaz Dorry, Coordinating Director, Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
  • Njoki Njehu, former Executive Director, 50 Years Is Enough Network
  • Simon Greer, President & CEO, Jewish Fund for Justice
  • Tzeporah Berman, International Climate and Energy Co-Director, Greenpeace