A Featured Profile of Ilyse Hogue
Ilyse Hogue is a nationally-recognized social change practitioner and expert in online engagement with a passion for progressive work. She has been president of NARAL Pro-Choice America since January 2013.
Ilyse Hogue has been the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America since January 2013.
She is an expert in both electoral and advocacy campaigns who has worked with a variety of nonprofit advocacy organizations, including Friends of Democracy, Media Matters for America, and MoveOn.org. Ilyse has worked as a social change practitioner, media consumer and analyst, and online engagement expert on issues ranging from financial reform to health care to environmental standards.
Ilyse is a frequent guest on CNN and MSNBC, and writes regular commentary on CNN.com, The Nation, and other outlets.
She is the co-founder of smartMeme Strategy and Training project which works to amplify the impact of grassroots organizing with new strategy and training resources, values based communications, collaborations, and meme campaigning. Ilyse serves on the board of Rebuild the Dream, Oil Change International, Story of Stuff, and National Domestic Worker's Alliance. Ilyse holds an M.S. in Resource Ecology Management from the University of Michigan where she studied the impact of resource constraints in politics and culture. Her BA is from Vassar College.