Ilana Goldman is president of Women’s Campaign Forum (WCF). WCF is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) membership organization dedicated to ensuring that pro-choice women become leaders in politics. WCF proudly recruits women to become active participants in public life, trains women to be more effective political forces and endorses talented women candidates for public office. As a membership organization with a sister foundation and affiliated Political Action Committee, WCF has deep capacity to support the public leadership of women nationwide.
Ms. Goldman has senior management experience in politics, business, and nonprofits, with expertise in entrepreneurial ventures. Before joining WCF in 2005, she served as vice president of DonorsChoose, a nonprofit named one of the world's ten most innovative philanthropies by Amazon.com. In that role, she drove more than 600% growth in less than two years. She has also worked with Teach for America and Common Ground Community, as well as with numerous political leaders including former Presidential advisor David Gergen, former Senator Alan Simpson and New York City Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney.
Ms. Goldman holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Masters of Political Science from Boston University.
Most recently, Ms. Goldman was profiled by Washingtonian magazine’s “100 Most Powerful Women in Washington” issue as one of eight “Women to Watch.”