Erin Rossitto

Erin Rossitto is a consultant and strategist who works with organizations to drive progressive social change through policy, advocacy, philanthropy and movement building. Erin is a graduate of Barnard College and earned a Masters Degree in Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in the Population and Family Health program. She began her professional career at the Center for the Advancement of Women in New York City working on issues of women’s equality and empowerment and has also worked at the Rockefeller Foundation where her work addressed the impact of globalization on women’s labor and economic opportunity including trade and development, workplace health and safety, labor organizing, microfinance, migration and human trafficking. In 2010, Erin tapped into her entrepreneurial spirit, creating and running a women’s coworking space as well as a forward thinking national magazine for women, Muses & Visionaries, where she served as Publisher and as a contributing writer. Most recently, she served as Director of Strategy and Planning at ROC United, an organization that improves wages and working conditions for the nation’s restaurant workforce. At ROC, she was instrumental in fundraising for both the c(3) and c(4) annual budgets while providing leadership on organizational strategy, planning, and resource management. Erin has been a donor activist for over 15 years, working collectively through the Women Donors Network (WDN) to invest in innovative approaches to social change. She served on the WDN board of directors for six years and also served as a board member of the Healthy Teen Network located in Baltimore, MD for seven years. Erin is an active Barnard College alumna, working on various committees over the years. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, three teenagers, two cats, and a dog.

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