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NWLC Staff

Executive Office

Fatima Goss Graves

President and CEO

Fatima Goss Graves (she/her) is a nationally recognized leader in the fight for gender justice and an expert in law, policy, and culture change. She is President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, President of the National Women’s Law Center Action Fund, and a co-founder of the TIME’S UP Legal…

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Nancy Withbroe

Chief of Staff

Nancy Withbroe (she/her), Chief of Staff, leads the Office of the President & CEO, guiding efforts to build and enhance the President & CEO’s external positioning and the strategic use of her time. She staffs the Boards of NWLC and the NWLC Action Fund and management’s leadership teams and enhances cross-organization collaboration…

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Neena Chaudhry

Vice President & General Counsel

Neena Chaudhry (she/her), Vice President, General Counsel, and Senior Advisor for Education, provides in-house legal advice and representation to NWLC, the NWLC Fund LLC, the NWLC Abortion Access Legal Defense Fund, and the NWLC Action Fund. She also works to protect the rights of women and girls to be free from sex…

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Crystal Coache

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Crystal Coache (she/her), Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging leads NWLC’s work to foster an environment where people of all races, genders, abilities, nationalities, sexual orientations, sizes, and socioeconomic backgrounds, grow, belong, and thrive.  Leading professional development and learning, employee wellness, and people data and research to drive improvements, Crystal…

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Dawn Arteaga

Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Learning

Dawn Arteaga (she/her/hers), the Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Learning, guides organization-wide planning and evaluation efforts and strategies. Leveraging her expertise in strategic planning, research, evaluation, and organizational performance management, Dawn is charged with creating and adapting tools to monitor progress and ensure alignment and shared accountability toward achieving the strategic plan…

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Anna Cannady

DEIB Associate

Zina Dolan

Associate for the Office of the President

Uzma Chowdhury

Director of Internal Data & Research, DEIB

Uzma Chowdhury (she/hers) identifies as a sociologist researching love, and probably always has been, even if she didn’t know it yet! She has worked in race and gender theory and praxis for ten years. After studying race and gender creatively through literature and poetry, theoretically through sociology, and practically in public education,…

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Jamison Jenkins

Associate for the Chief of Staff

Joanne Maldonado

Executive Assistant for the Office of the President

Nicole Morris

Associate General Counsel

Nicole Morris is Associate General Counsel at the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C. She provides in-house legal advice for Development, Campaigns & Communications, and Research Teams as well as negotiates and approves a broad range of agreements covering licensing, intellectual property, releases, retainers and Events-related work performed by the Center.…

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Olivia Shestopal

Deputy Chief of Staff

Aimee Stewart

Deputy General Counsel

Aimee Krause Stewart, Deputy General Counsel, provides in-house legal advice and representation to NWLC, NWLC Action Fund, and NWLC Fund LLC. Prior to joining NWLC, Ms. Stewart served as Associate General Counsel for the Obama Foundation. Her legal experience also includes litigation practice at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, where she advocated on…

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