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NWLC Staff

Executive Office

Fatima Goss Graves

President and CEO

Ms. Goss Graves, who has served in numerous roles at NWLC for more than a decade, has spent her career fighting to advance opportunities for women and girls. She has a distinguished track record working across a broad set of issues central to women’s lives, including income security, health and reproductive rights,…

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Nancy Withbroe

Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff

Nancy Withbroe, CFRE, Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff, provides strong day-to-day leadership for the staff, steering performance management to ensure alignment with NWLC’s strategic plan and organizational effectiveness goals – with a deep emphasis on equity and inclusion – and serves as a key thought partner to the President &…

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Neena Chaudhry

Vice President, General Counsel and Senior Advisor of Education

Neena Chaudhry, Vice President, General Counsel, and Senior Advisor for Education, provides in-house legal advice and representation to NWLC, NWLC Action Fund, and NWLC Fund LLC. She also works to protect the rights of women and girls to be free from sex discrimination in school. Ms. Chaudhry’s work focuses on girls who…

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Crystal Coache

Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Crystal Coache, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging leads the law center’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,…

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Anna Cannady

DEIB Associate

Uzma Chowdhury

Director of Internal Data & Research, DEIB

Olivia Keithley

Manager of Professional Development & Learning

Halim Farouk Rizk

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO & Liaison to the Board of Directors

Halim Farouk Rizk is the Executive Assistant to NWLC's President and CEO, Fatima Goss Graves. In this role, he manages the inner workings and public engagement of the executive office. He also provides support to the Law Center’s Board of Directors and their governance functions. Prior to joining NWLC, he spent a…

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Brittany Young

Senior Manager of the Office of President and CEO and Executive Assistant to the COO and Chief of Staff