Executive Director- Women Vote, EMILYs List
Melissa Williams is the Executive Director of Women Vote, EMILYs List’s independent expenditure arm. She oversees the organization’s efforts to research, persuade, and mobilize women voters; and works to strengthen partnerships with progressive allies nationally. She also serves as the Executive Director of EMILYs List Action.
Prior to joining EMILYs List, Melissa was the National Political Director for the Sierra Club where she oversaw their electoral programs nationwide. Williams has worked on independent expenditure and membership programs for progressive organizations and labor unions. She holds degrees in Government and Women’s Studies from Harvard University. She also holds an M.S. in International Political Economics.