Our Staff

They draft testimony, rally students, secure grants, persuade legislators, write press releases, share ideas with educators, brainstorm with business leaders, tweet and post, and passionately believe in a better future for all working women. 


Linda Ballard

Development Officer - Major Gifts

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Shirlondra Brooks

Senior Program Manager

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Amanda Collins

Program Associate

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Elizabeth Cunneen

Director of Finance and Administration

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Mary Kay Devine

Director of Community Initiatives

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Bridget Duffy

Development Coordinator

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Cherita Ellens


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Tina Erickson

Director of Development

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Ruchi Garg

Salesforce Administrator

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Valerie Harris

Marketing and Communications Associate

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Jemyra Ingram

Bookkeeper/Accounting Assistant

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Melissa Josephs

Director of Equal Opportunity Policy

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Sarah Labadie

Senior Policy Associate

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Jessica Lawson

Development Officer - Annual Giving and Events

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Sharmili Majmudar

Director of Strategic Partnerships

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Judy Miyashita

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Christina Warden

Director of Education and Training Policy

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Contact Us

Women Employed
65 E. Wacker Place
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-782-3902
Fax: 312-782-5249
E-mail: info[at]womenemployed[dot]org

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