During the research phase, the following individuals generously gave their time to provide insight into the current work to end violence against girls and women in the United States and the potential investments that could strengthen this movement. We are deeply grateful to them all.


Karen Artichoker
Dept. of Justice Office on Violence Against Women

Maura Bairley
MA, Organizational Consultant

Gary Barker
International Center for Research on Women

Sandy Barnett
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Bess Bendet
Blue Shield of California Foundation

Ilana Berger
Families United for Racial and Economic Equality

Scott Berkowitz
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Deepak Bhargava
Center for Community Change

Taina Bien-Aime
Equality Now

Kate Black
Formerly OSI fellowship

Condencia Brade
Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault

Ted Bunch
A Call to Men

Charlotte Bunch
Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University

Hanh Cao Yu
Social Policy Research Associates

Sheryl Cates
National Domestic Violence Hotline

Stephanie Clohesy
Clohesy Consulting

Stosh Cotler
Jewish Funds for Justice – SELAH program

Firoza Chic Dabby
Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Bob Dandrew
NoVo Foundation

Ketayoun Darvich-Kodjouri
Centre for Development and Population Activities

Lonna Davis
Family Violence Prevention Fund

Emari Dimagiba
SPIN Project

Tiffany Dufu
White House Project

Mary Ellsberg
International Center for Research on Women

Sue Else
National Network to End Domestic Violence

Pat Eng
Ms. Foundation

Eve Ensler

Julia Ernst
Georgetown Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship

Sarah Foster
US CDC — Division of Violence Prevention

Ellen Friedman
Tides Foundation

Lisa Fujie-Parks
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Juley Fulcher
Break the Cycle

Kim Gandy
National Organization for Women

Robert Gass
Rockwood Leadership Institute

Michelle Gislason

Carla Goldstein
Omega Institute

Sara Gould
Ms. Foundation

Nicole Gray
Hewlett Foundation

Kristen Grimm
Spitfire Strategies

Carol Gundlach
Alabama Coalition

Ruchira Gupta
Apne Aap

Staci Haines
Generation Five

Kathy Hall
UN Foundation

Jerry Hauser
Management Center

Silvia Henriquez
National Latina Institute

Mia Herndon
Third Wave

Rosie Hidalgo
Casa de Esperanza

Monique Hoeflinger
Equality Maine

Lonna Hunter
Sheila Wellstone Institute at Wellstone Action

Raz Ingrasci
Hoffman Institute

Neil Irvin
Men Can Stop Rape

Lisalyn Jacobs
Legal Momentum

Taj James
Movement Strategy Center

Carol Jenkins
Women’s Media Center

Alan Jenkins
Opportunity Agenda

Monika Johnson Hostler
North Carolina Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Carol Jordan
University of Kentucky

Maria Jose Alcala
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women

Val Kalei Kanuha
University of Hawaii

Mimi Kim
Creative Interventions

Fran Korten
Yes! Magazine

Celinda Lake
Lake Research Partners

Heidi Lehman
International Rescue Committee

Dorchen Leinhold
Sanctuary for Families

Gara LeMarche
Atlantic Philanthropies

Tonya Lovelace
Women of Color Network

Nozizwe Madlala Routledge
Embrace Dignity

Ng’ethe Maina
Social Justice Leadership

Idelisse Malave
Tides Foundation

Shirley Marcus Allen
Venture Philanthropy Partners

Beckie Masaki
Asian Women’s Shelter

Amanda McCormick
Praxis International Advocacy Learning Center

Nicky McIntyre
Mama Cash Foundation

Monique Mehta
Third Wave Consultant

Molly Melching

Anne Menard
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Mandara Meyers
Center for Progressive Leadership

Lori Michau
Raising Voices

Pat Mitchell
Paley Center for Media

Inca Mohamed
Management Assistance Group

Paula Morris
Flexible Leadership Investments Project

Lisa Mueller
Sanctuary for Families

Ineke Mushovic
Movement Advancement Project

Lisa Nitze

Rhonda Ortiz
USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity

Barb Paradiso
Center on Domestic Violence, Univ. of Colorado

Manuel Pastor
Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, USC

Katherine Peck
Gill Foundation

Loveday Penn-Kekana
Centre for Health Policy

Julia Perilla
Alianza National Latino Alliance for the elimination of domestic violence

Suzanne Petroni
Summit Foundation

Suzanne Pharr
Trainer and consultant

Catherine Pierce
US Department of Justice

Crystal Plati
21st Century Democrats

Kavita Ramdas
Global Fund for Women

Allison Randall
HHS, Administration for Children and Family

Pat Reuss
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Beth Richie
University of Illinois

Sue Richiedei
Centre for Development and Population Activities

Lourdes Rivera
Ford Foundation

Gibran Rivera
Interaction Institute for Social Change

Lynn Rosenthal
US White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

Delilah Rumburg
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

Malika Saada Saar
Rebecca Project for Human Rights

Zainab Salbi
Women for Women International

Julie Sandorf
Revson Foundation

Surita Sandosham

Gary Schwartz
Tides Foundation

Purvi Shah
SAKHI for South Asian Women

Ritu Sharma
Women Thrive Worldwide

Eveline Shen
Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice

Ellie Smeal
Feminist Majority Foundation

Rita Smith
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Esta Soler
Family Violence Prevention Fund

Alta Starr
Ford Foundation

Gloria Steinem

Aaron Stern
Academy for the Love of Learning

Kiersten Stewart
Family Violence Prevention Fund

Esther Tahrir
Public Health Institute

Louisa Terrell
US White House Legislative Affairs

Glenda Testone
Women’s Media Center

Aimee Thompson
Close to Home

Kathy Toner
The David & Lucille Packard Foundation

Patti Tototzintle
Casa de Esperanza

Teresa Ulloa Ziaurriz
Coalicion Contra el Trafico de Mujeres

Victoria Vrana
Venture Philanthropy Partners

Janelle White
San Francisco Women Against Rape

Elizabeth Wilcox
Rockwood Leadership Institute

Ken Williams
New Voices Fellowship

Akaya Windwood
Rockwood Leadership Institute

Lisa Witter
Fenton Communications

Norma Wong
Institute of Zen Studies

Linda Wood
Haas Junior Fund

Miriam Yeung
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

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