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Melanie Adams, Interim Director, Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum

Tey Marianna Nunn, Director, American Women’s History Initiative


Advisory Council 

  • JANE ABRAHAM, Former Chair, American Women's History Museum Congressional Commission
  • CATHERINE ALLGOR, President, Massachusetts Historical Society
  • AMBASSADOR BARBARA M. BARRETT,  Member, Smithsonian Board of Regents; 25th Secretary of the Air Force
  • MARY BOIES, Counsel, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
  • SHERI BRONSTEIN Chief Human Resources Officer, Bank of America
  • TORY BURCH, Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch LLC
  • LYNDA CARTER Actress, Singer, Songwriter and Producer
  • JEAN CASE, Chairman, National Geographic Society; CEO, Case Impact Network and The Case Foundation
  • ROSARIO DAWSON, Actress, Designer, Activist and Producer
  • MELISSA FETTER, Owner, Beacon Hill Books
  • EDNA KANE-WILLIAMS, Chief Diversity Officer, AARP
  • BILLIE JEAN KING, Founder, Billie Jean King Enterprises, Inc. Sports Icon & Equality Champion
  • SINGLETON B. MCALLISTER Of Counsel, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • CRAIG NEWMARK, Founder and CSR, Craigslist
  • PENNY PRITZKER, Founder and Chairman, PSP Partners; Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce
  • ABBE RAVEN, Chairman Emeritus, A+E Networks; Former Chair, National Museum of American History
  • VIVIAN RIEFBERG, Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company; David C. Walentas Jefferson Scholars Chair, Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia
  • MARTINE A. ROTHBLATT, PH.D., Chairperson & CEO, United Therapeutics Creator for SiriusXM
  • S. MONA SINHA, Global Executive Director, Equality Now
  • CARA SYLVESTER, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Target Corporation
  • ALICE L. WALTON, Founder, Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, the Art Bridges Foundation and the Alice L. Walton Foundation Member, Walton Family Foundation

The Council Members Appointed by Congress: 

  • BRIDGET M. BUSH, Counsel, Landrum & Shouse, LLP
    Appointed by the U.S. Senate
  • MARTHA HILL, Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C.
    Appointed by the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
    Appointed by the U.S. House of Representatives
  • ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRYSTAL PEOPLES-STOKES, Majority Leader, New York State Assembly
    Appointed by the U.S. Senate
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