Marcia D. Greenberger, described as “guiding the battles of the women’s rights movement” by The New York Times, is a founder and Co-President of the National Women's Law Center and an Executive Editor of NominationWatch.org. A recognized expert on sex discrimination and the law, she has participated in the development of key legislative initiatives and litigation protecting women's rights, particularly in the areas of education, employment, health and reproductive rights. Marcia received her B.A. with honors in 1967, and her J.D. cum laude in 1970, from the University of Pennsylvania.
Nancy Duff "Duffy" Campbell, a recognized expert on women's law and public policy issues, is a founder and Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center and an Executive Editor of NominationWatch.org. She has been routinely celebrated for her exemplary legal career dedicated to service in the public interest, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting low income women and their families. Duffy received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College of Columbia University in 1965 and her law degree from New York University School of Law in 1968.
Judith C. Appelbaum is Vice President and Legal Director of the National Women's Law Center and a NominationWatch.org Senior Editor. Prior to joining the Center in 1995, she served on the staff of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, where she assisted with Supreme Court confirmation proceedings and handled women's rights and other legal issues. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her law degree from Stanford Law School.
Ranit Schmelzer is the Vice President for Communications of the National Women’s Law Center, and a NominationWatch.org Senior Editor. Before joining the Center, she spent 17 years on Capitol Hill, where she held several senior communications positions, including over a decade as Communications Director to U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle. She also served as Press Secretary to U.S. Representative Barbara Kennelly, and she began her career on Capitol Hill as Deputy Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski. Ranit earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two young children.
Christie Love is a Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center and the Editor of NominationWatch.org. Christie, who is originally from San Diego, CA, graduated from UC Berkeley and Columbia Law School.
Melanie Ross is the Field Coordinator for Special Campaigns of the National Women’s Law Center, and the NominationWatch.org Assistant Editor. Before joining the Center, Melanie attended graduate school at the University of Delaware, where she was involved in women’s activist organizations. While in Delaware, Melanie worked as a grassroots organizer for Planned Parenthood of Delaware and a Legislative Fellow in the Delaware General Assembly. Originally from Red Bank, New Jersey Melanie now lives in Bethesda, Maryland.