Elisabeth Donahue

Elisabeth Donahue

Founder of Women & Children in Poverty Project - National Women's Law Center

1993 Global Fellow

Elisabeth Donahue is the Associate Dean for Public and External Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School (WWS), overseeing the School’s public affairs programming, alumni events, communications, and public relations initiatives. Previously, she served as the executive director of The Future of Children, a joint project of WWS and the Brookings Institution, and as a lecturer at WWS teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on poverty and family policy issues. She is a lawyer with both federal and state public policy, communications, and advocacy experience. Elisabeth received a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and an AB from Brown University.