Nancy Bocskor, Advisory Board Member

Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with passion to affect change in their communities. Nancy Bocskor founded the Nancy Bocskor Company in 1990.  She has raised money for more than 100 Members of Congress and candidates, trained activists and leaders in all 50 states and 25 countries and helped non-profits craft a story that resonates with donors and volunteers. Her areas of expertise include presentation skills, speech coaching, fundraising, grassroots advocacy and women’s leadership training.  The author of “Go Fish:  How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors:  A Practical Guide to Fundraising,” Nancy is also a professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and classroom fundraising courses. Nancy is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office and serves on the advisory board for the Center for Second Service, a program that trains veterans for public service.  She also served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years, where she chaired the school’s Curriculum Committee for five years. Most recently, she was selected by the Washington Academy of Political Arts & Sciences as one of the “Top 12 Women Changing the Face of Political Communications in Latin America.” A graduate of Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, Nancy received the 2010 the Distinguished Alumni Award for “her passion to affect change in national and international communities, training and consulting with the nation’s and world’s political leaders, and commitment to educate others, particularly women, around the world.” Nancy Bocskor spreads democracy throughout the world…..the lively American travels from one country to the next coaching candidates on how to win elections, especially encouraging women to make it into parliament.