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Women’s Media Center Announces Peggy-Anne Hupcey as Director of Development

December 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Women’s Media Center announced the hiring of Peggy-Anne Hupcey as Director of Development. Hupcey previously led national and grass-roots philanthropy, program development, direct service, volunteer engagement, and strategic planning for a myriad of social change organizations. Hupcey served as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Girl Scouts of the USA national office, where she was instrumental in designing their fund strategy for major donors. As Director of National Hunger Clearinghouse at World Hunger Year/WhyHunger, Hupcey created the “800” National Hunger Hotline and an online community of hunger and poverty organizations.

In Colorado, Hupcey was the Executive Director of the Energy Resource Center of the Pikes Peak Region, running alternative energy and environmental programs, President of Nonprofit Consulting, specializing in management and fundraising, a reproductive Health Educator and Medical Assistant at Women’s Health Service Clinic, and a puppeteer and storyteller for the Pikes Peak Regional Library District. She was a columnist for the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph and Sun newspapers.

“Peggy brings her devotion to the feminist movement and progressive causes to The Women’s Media Center," said Julie Burton, President of the Women's Media Center.  "Her fund development, program administration, and leadership skills will build a sustainable and dynamic fundraising platform to propel the voices of women and girls to a new level.”

“I am excited to join the Women’s Media Center as the new Director of Development, because working with the team at the Women’s Media Center will grant me the special opportunity to blend my work and political dedication to helping women reach their full potential,” said Peggy-Anne Hupcey.

The Women's Media Center works to make women and girls visible and powerful in the media through strategic programs aimed at transforming the media landscape including media training, media monitoring and activism, promoting women to media outlets, creating original media content, media reports, media programs & initiatives. The organization was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem.