Kristin Fack is the Board Liaison and Development Manager for Women Moving Millions. She is responsible for supporting the Executive Director and Board of Directors as well as the organization’s fundraising activities. Prior to joining Women Moving Millions, Kristin worked at Coach, Inc. Under the Executive Director and Board of Directors of the Coach Foundation, she coordinated the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and the Foundation’s philanthropic activities. She supported the launch of the Foundation’s focus working with teen girls across the U.S., led Coach’s first formal volunteer program, and oversaw the employee matching gift program. Prior to Coach, Kristin held a role at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in Washington, DC where she worked under the president of the organization, supported development efforts in Europe, and acted as Secretary to the Board of Directors. She holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA from Pepperdine University.
Amanda Griffin is the Associate Director of Community Engagement for Women Moving Millions (WMM), a donor network of individuals who have given at least $1M or more to organizations and initiatives working to support women and girls. Amanda works to foster and deepen WMM community engagement by coordinating and implementing exciting programming opportunities for WMM members. Amanda also works to recruit new Women Moving Millions members and often speaks with organizations working in the women and girls space in order to bring the latest and most compelling ideas and opportunities to the WMM community.
Prior to joining WMM, Amanda worked as a Paralegal at Cetrulo LLP in Boston, MA, where she supported the defense of high profile and complex civil litigation claims. During her time in Boston, Amanda also served as a volunteer at Horizons for Homeless Children, a Massachusetts-based organization focused on the needs of homeless children and their families.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Political Science and French from the University of Vermont.
Sarah Haacke Byrd
Sarah Haacke Byrd is the Executive Director for Women Moving Millions. Sarah is responsible for building strategy and scale around WMM’s mission for greater impact in gender equality. For two decades, Sarah has been building, guiding, and leading non-profit organizations in Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York. She most recently served as Managing Director of actress Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation with a mission to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. Sarah brings to WMM extensive experience in financial and operational management, strategy, fundraising, external affairs, and program. She shares a deep personal commitment to our space and has been described as a “joyful warrior” going to battle for women and girls every day. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and holds a Masters in Positive Organizational Development and Change Management from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Born in Vancouver and based in New York, Jessica Houssian fell in love with feminism as a little girl and has focused her career on advancing women’s equality ever since. With a B.A. in Women & Gender Studies (Bates College) and an M.Sc. in Fundraising & Grantmaking (New York University), Jessica loves living and working at the intersection of women and philanthropy – and is inspired by the power it has to transform the world. Jessica is currently a Senior Advisor for Women Moving Millions, a global community of women philanthropists who invest boldly with a gender lens. Prior to her work with WMM, Jessica was a partner at Inspired Philanthropy Group – a boutique consulting firm supporting individual philanthropists and corporations to help create authentic, effective impact. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Landesa, RefugePoint and The Houssian Foundation.
Kathy LeMay is a Strategic Advisor at Women Moving Millions.
For over 25 Years, Kathy LeMay has been an internationally-recognized public speaker, philanthropic advisor, global social change fundraiser and published author whose purpose-driven life centers on lifting up the voices, stories, leadership and influence of the world’s unseen social change warriors and freedom fighters.
Kathy has raised $175 million for the most effective social change initiatives of our times while also coaching social change innovators, entrepreneurs and philanthropists around the world to boldly and bravely create the world we know is possible. Her central thought leadership focuses on shifting success to significance, and living a life of radical compassion and generosity to push the boundaries of philanthropy’s great untapped potential.