Alice Cohan is the Political Director of the Feminist Majority and has been a WIN Advisory Council Member since 2005.
She was asked to join the AC because of her work as the Director of the March for Women's Lives.
is deeply committed to mentoring the next generation of feminist leaders and enjoys the connection she
makes with young women as a result of her
position on the AC
Through her work with the Feminist Majority's college leadership program, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Alice has the opportunity to meet college feminists and she views her work with WIN as the next step in the process of developing feminist leaders.
For WINers who are hoping to hold leadership positions one day, Alice advices "don't be afraid to take on responsibilities and leadership positions whether they be through joining a WIN
committee or volunteering to head up a project at work.
also recommends that WINers with an interest in campaign work should get started by working for a candidate in the 2009 elections.
"The more experience you get in election work the more value you can be and there are a number of feminists, both women and men, who are running for the Virginia Legislator this year."
is working with a coalition to support the appointment of women in the new administration and through the Feminist Majority's
Women's Appointment Wiki Project.
also looking forward to the Feminist Majority's
2009 National Young Women's Leadership Conference: FROM CAMPUS TO CONGRESS taking place March 20-21 at UDC.
Like many AC
as an ever evolving organization that changes as the young women in leadership positions come and go.
The one constant she
observes is that WIN helps facilitate connections.