Speaker Profile

Tracy Sturdivant

Co-Executive Director
Make it Work

Tracy has spent the last 20 years working to make democracy work of all. As a self-professed “one-woman coalition”, she’s worked with many progressive organizations and philanthropic institutions dedicated to increasing the participation of women, people of color and youth in the civic process, including People for the American Way, The White House Project and Public Campaign to name a few. She recently transitioned from her post at State Voices, where she served as Executive Director. Tracy is a co-founder of the newly launched 3-year campaign called Make It Work, aimed at advancing economic security for women, men and families across the country. Make It Work is designed to harness and encourage the current energy around women to drive an agenda around women’s economic issues and engage new audiences. She serves on several Boards including the Proteus Fund, Greenpeace, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Higher Heights for America.