Vital Voices Washington D.C. Council

Building an Active Supporter Base

Vital Voices is committed to building an active supporter base in regions across the United States and Europe to establish partnership opportunities with local individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations to support the advancement of women’s leadership worldwide.


Ashley E. Davis | Sarva Rajendra

Council Members

Dr. Jean Baderschneider

Kate Boyce Reeder

The Honorable Ann Brown

Marcia Meyers Carlucci

Molly Cashin

Micah Chi

Caroline Gardner

Ricki Tigert Helfer

DeeDee Fisher

Theresa Loar

Marlene Malek

Donna McLarty

Susan Prout

Sheila Rabaut

Tu Rinsche

LaJuanna Russell

Joanne Young


Recent Events

09/29/2020 - 19th Annual Global Leadership Awards

Join us for the 19th Annual Global Leadership Awards, a night honoring women who are driving bold, disruptive ideas into action.   Purchase your ticket today. 

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04/24/2019 - 18th Annual Global Leadership Awards

Join us at the Kennedy Center on March 11, 2020 for a night honoring local visionaries impacting global change.

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03/13/2019 - Women Doing Work

In March Vital Voices joined forces with the Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel to host a sold out networking hour…

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03/09/2019 - 2019 DC Mentoring Walk

On March 9th, the Embassy of Finland and Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi hosted the DC Global Mentoring Walk. The concept behind the mentoring walks is…

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03/08/2019 - Shopping with INTERMIX

In celebration of Women’s History Month, INTMERIX opened their doors for a series of shopping events benefiting Vital Voices in…

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02/27/2019 - Co-Chairs Kick off 18th Annual Global Leadership Awards

The Co-Chairs of the 18th Annual Global Leadership Awards gathered at Evermay on February 27, 2019. The group, graciously hosted…

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02/26/2019 - Welcoming the New Guard

Vital Voices and the Washington, DC Council were honored to partner with the YWCA and the National Museum for Women…

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09/21/2018 - Celebrating Sally Field’s Memoir

On September 21st, the D.C. Council celebrated Vital Voices Board Member Sally Field and the release of her memoir “In…

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09/19/2018 - Global Freedom Exchange Event at Google

In mid-September 2018, Vital Voices and the D.C. Council hosted a powerful panel on technology and the fight against human…

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09/18/2018 - Global Freedom Exchange Reception Hosted by Kate Boyce Reeder

On September 18th, D.C. Council Member Kate Boyce Reeder hosted a wonderful reception for both the participants of the…

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05/04/2018 - Strategic Retreat

On May 4, 2018, the Washington, D.C. Council convened in May at Vital Voices Headquarters for a planning session, facilitated…

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04/04/2018 - 17th Annual Global Leadership Awards

The 17th Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards honored groundbreaking women leaders at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on April 4th. This year’s Honorees are truly standing o...

There is a decisive moment- a tipping point- when the activism and leadership of a few stir the imagination of others enough to create a new reality. When the world bands together to spark transformation, and when those critical changemakers are no longer dismissed as DISRUPTIVE, but instead heralded as the new generation of DISRUPTORS. The 17th Annual Global Leadership Awards will honor these disruptors, women who plant the initial seeds of change to tip their communities and beyond.

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02/09/2018 - Co-Chair Event at the Evermay Mansion

Dr. Sachiko Kuno generously hosted the Co-Chairs of the 2018 Global Leadership Awards at Evermay on February 9, 2018. Together…

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10/02/2017 - Global Freedom Exchange Event at Google

Vital Voices and the D.C. Council were thrilled to host a panel on the fight against human trafficking at Google’s…

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06/12/2017 - Washington D.C. Council Meeting

Members of the Vital Voices Washington D.C. Council gathered at Vital Voices Headquarters to discuss engagement opportunities throughout the upcoming year.

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04/27/2017 - Vital Voices Luncheon

Luncheon at Restaurant Nora featuring the Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership Participants

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04/25/2017 - Vital Voices Reception

Reception with Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership participants, hosted by Susan Davis

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01/26/2017 - Cocktails With Co-Chairs

Cocktails with Co-Chairs hosted by Evermay

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