Meet Our Trainers
Elyssa Feder is the Executive Director and co-founder of Rising Organizers and Rising Organizers Action. She is additionally the Training Director at EMILY's List, where she has trained nearly 7,000 women on core skills needed to run for office. During the 2018 midterms, she was the Deputy Director of Training and Fellowships at Priorities USA, the largest Democratic SuperPAC. Prior to this, Elyssa spent five years as an organizer and lobbyist with J Street, advocating for progressive foreign policy in the Middle East. She holds a BA in Women's Studies and International Affairs from The George Washington University and an MSc. in Comparative Politics from London School of Economics.