Alice Cohan

Political Director

Alice Cohan, Political Director for the Feminist Majority, has been a feminist activist since age 19. She has been with the Feminist Majority since 1995. In this role she does a wide variety of work including interviewing women congressional candidates, recommending endorsements, fundraising, and chairing an informal network of PACs that focus on women candidates. Most recently Feminist Majority has launched an independent expenditure campaign “Feminists for Obama” with a national website and a special project in Virginia. Currently she is active in the VA Coalition to Protect Women’s Health regarding the Women’s Health Clinic restrictions. Cohan is the former Political Director and Field Director of the National Organization for Women. She was the Director of the 2004 March for Women’s Lives that brought over 1 million supporters to Washington, D.C., through the work of over 1,400 co-sponsoring organizations. As March Director, Alice braved countless storms, juggled egos and priorities, and pulled off the March of a lifetime. She has worked on many political campaigns for feminist candidates, ballot initiatives, and worked with a wide range of coalitions.