Ellen Gurzinsky founded Windowbox Coaching and Consulting in January 2009 after nearly thirty years of leadership of both community based and national progressive organizations. Her work has been focused on workers’ rights and labor education, women’s advocacy, violence against women, LGBTQ rights and movement building. Ellen’s organizational experience reflects her commitment to supporting social justice movements. Ellen served as the Executive Director and President of the Funding Exchange, a national association of public foundations that support progressive social change. She was also Program Director of Funders for LGBTQ Issues where is developed and facilitated projects, conferences and other programs on racial equity and other issues of concern to LGBTQ grantmakers. Ellen earned her Masters in Social Work in Community Organizing and was certified as an Executive Coach by New York University. She has taught several courses at the graduate level at Hunter College School of Social Work.