Nicola Goren

President, Washington Area Women’s Foundation

Nicola Goren is the president and CEO of Washington Area Women’s Foundation, which mobilizes the community to ensure that economically vulnerable women and girls have the resources they need to thrive. Previously, Goren spent 12 years at the Corporation for National and Community Service. Prior to joining the Corporation, she spent five years in the legislative branch, first as assistant general counsel in the Congressional Budget Office and then as counsel in the Office of Compliance.

Raised in the United States and Britain, Goren is a graduate of Cornell Law School and Brandeis University. She is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two sons.