Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is Executive Director/CEO and Co-Founder of MomsRising and Board President of the MomsRising Education Fund. She has been involved in grassroots engagement and policy analysis for more than two decades.
Started in May 2006, MomsRising is an on-the-ground and online organization with more than 1 million members working together to increase family economic security, to end discrimination against women and mothers, and to build a nation where both businesses and families can thrive.
Rowe-Finkbeiner is a frequent public speaker, host of the radio program “Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising),” and an award-winning author of books, including Keep Marching, The F-Word: Feminism in Jeopardy and The Motherhood Manifesto, which she co-authored with MomsRising co-founder Joan Blades. She has been published in many outlets, including: Politico, CNN, USA Today, Washington Post, and Huffington Post.
Rowe-Finkbeiner has received numerous accolades for her work, including the Coalition on Black Civic Participation Community Empowerment & Social Innovation Leadership Award; 21 Leaders for the 21st Century; National Priorities Project Democracy Champion Award; and the Center for Women & Democracy Healthcare Heroine Award.
She is a former political director, policy analyst, and political strategy consultant for non-profit organizations and foundations.