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Breaking News: WMC Acquires, 500+ Women Experts

February 19, 2009

We have some exciting news we want to share with you, a member of The Women's Media Center extended family: the WMC has acquired, the online database of over 500 women experts. This makes the WMC the definitive source for women analysts and experts -- and meshes perfectly with our intensive media training program, Progressive Women's Voices. was created three years ago by our friends and collaborators The White House Project, Fenton Communications and The Women's Funding Network. While they move on to new and exciting ventures training thousands of women to run for political office and fighting for women's rights, the WMC is thrilled to build on the media resource they created -- the go-to place for networks, print and online media looking for expert voices -- who happen to be women.

We look forward to other collaborations with our esteemed colleagues and thank them for entrusting us to take their creation to the next level. You can read the press release about the transition here.

Long-time White House Project SheSource coordinator Gillian DiPietro is staying with the project to assure a smooth continuation of operation. WMC Vice President Glennda Testone, Media Director Tristin Aaron, and Media Manager Rebekah Spicuglia will all be working closely on If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the program, please email Gillian at

It's going to be a terrific year for The Women's Media Center and the women of

With warmest wishes,

Carol Jenkins
The Women's Media Center

P.S. We hope you will make a tax deductible gift to support this new project of The Women's Media Center. In this time of uncertainty on every front, we need to hear women's voices in the conversation. Please donate now.