Julie Burton Women's Media Center President
Julie Burton, President of The Women’s Media Center, is a longtime feminist leader and activist. She leads The Women’s Media Center in its efforts to create a level playing field for women and girls through media monitoring, research, training, advocacy, original content, and the promotion of women and girls as media experts. She is the Executive Producer of Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan a weekly radio show on CBS and WMCLive.com and she serves on the Advisory Board of Women@Paley at the Paley Center for Media.
Prior to joining The Women’s Media Center, Julie was on the frontlines of the women's movement. For over a decade, she served as the youngest CEO of a national pro-choice political action committee, Voters For Choice. She co-founded and was the founding executive director of Choice USA, created the Women’s Council of People For the American Way and developed and ran Project Kid Smart to promote policies and political efforts for voluntary preschool education for all American children (and produced a CD with Sony Music – Mary Had A Little Amp -- to benefit and raise visibility for preschool education advocacy). Early in her career, she worked with pioneering legal activists at the National Women’s Law Center.
A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, she has lived in San Francisco, California, New York City, New York, and she currently resides in Washington, DC.