Teresa Younger

President and CEO, Ms. Foundation for Women

Teresa Younger is president and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women, since 2014. Previously, she was executive director of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women and executive director of the ACLU of Connecticut. A speaker, advocate, and activist, Younger has been honored by Planned Parenthood Federation of America as a Dream Keeper, given Liberty Bank’s Willard M. McRae Community Diversity Award, and named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Philanthropy by Inside Philanthropy. She serves on the boards of the ERA Coalition, the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, Essie Justice Project, Funders for Reproductive Equity, and the Ethel Walker School.

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