Campaign Council

Thank you to our Thrive Together Campaign Council for their leadership and support of this milestone initiative. We are so grateful to them as we continue our work to ensure that RAINN can be there to support survivors and their loved ones, today and every day.

Eman Barhoumeh is the Head of Relevance for Facebook AI. She attended the University of Michigan and previously worked for Lyft, Microsoft, and Expedia Group. Eman lives in Nashville, Tennessee.



Laura Benanti is an actor and a Tony Award-winning Broadway performer best known for her roles in She Loves Me, The Sound of Music, and most recently, Meteor Showers. Laura is also an honorary board member at Artists Striving to End Poverty. Laura lives in New York, New York.


Jennifer Brandenburger is the Head of Policy Development and Research at Lyft. She previously worked for Airbnb and for the City and County of San Francisco, and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, and received her J.D. from Seattle University. Jennifer lives in Marin County, CA.


Peter Church is the Chief Human Resources Officer and SVP, Corporate Administration for Avangrid. Peter is also the newest member of RAINN’s Board of Directors and a member of RAINN’s National Leadership Council. Peter attended the University of Hartford and lives in the Hartford, Connecticut area. You can read his highlight as a member of RAINN’s National Leadership Council here.


John Marciano is a partner and the co-head of the Global Project Finance department at Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld, LLP. He attended Canisius College, the University of Pittsburgh's School of Law, and Georgetown University Law Center. John lives in Great Falls, Virginia just outside of the nation’s capital. 


Marci Matthews is a published author, founder of the Grace Initiative Foundation Tree, and managing member of the Cynthia Parker Matthews Family Foundation. As a former Online Hotline volunteer, Marci was the recipient of RAINN's 2013 Hope Award and serves on RAINN’s National Leadership Council. In 2020, Matthews established the nation’s first Endowed Chair in Telehealth at Akron Children's Hospital. You can read her highlight as a member of RAINN’s National Leadership Council here.

Susan Prout is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit I Have The Right To, dedicated to creating awareness and support of high school sexual assault survivors. She attended the College of the Holy Cross, and worked as a marketing executive in New York and internationally, before raising her three daughters. She currently resides in Washington, DC with her family and husband Alex.

Tracy Sefl is an award-winning independent communications consultant, a veteran of multiple presidential campaigns, and a frequent media voice about Democratic presidential politics and issue advocacy. Tracy serves on the Board of Directors of RAINN, an extension of her longtime advocacy on sexual assault prevention and co-founded the bipartisan Advisory Committee on Child Trafficking. She works primarily in Washington, D.C. and lives in Chicago, Illinois.


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