National Leadership Council

The National Leadership Council is a leadership group of individuals who have been recognized based on their commitment to RAINN's mission of supporting survivors of sexual assault and bringing perpetrators to justice.

  • Paige Adams-Geller - founder/creative director of PAIGE and survivor
  • Tori Amos - singer/songwriter and survivor
  • Laurie Halse Anderson - survivor and author of Speak
  • E. Desiree Asher - board member, Child Rescue Coalition
  • Eman Barhoumeh - head of relevance, Facebook AI
  • Lexie Bean - survivor, author, performer
  • Laura Benanti - Tony award-winning actress and producer
  • Jacqui Cheng - journalist, editor, entrepreneur, activist
  • Peter Church - chief human resources officer, Avangrid
  • Catherine Connelly - co-founder and SVP Marketing, The Meet Group
  • Torrey DeVitto - actor, activist, and philanthropist
  • Michael and Catherine Devlin - supporters
  • Samuel Dordulian - founding president, Dordulian Law Group
  • Nicole G. Epps - executive director, World Childhood Foundation USA
  • Sharon Emek, Ph.D., C.I.C. - founder & CEO of WHAVE
  • Cameron Esposito - comedian, survivor, and activist
  • Christina Frantz - social impact advocate, Twilio
  • Nancy Lee Grahn - actor and supporter
  • Nicole Grant - director, Avangrid Foundation
  • Katori Hall - playwright, author, showrunner, filmmaker, and producer
  • Jack Heller - filmmaker, philanthropist
  • Whitney Wolfe Herd - founder and CEO, Bumble
  • Allen Hicks - partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Chandra Jessee - founder, InMaat Foundation
  • Jill D. Johnson - supporter and founder of Awe Inspired
  • Kelly Johnson - philanthropist
  • Khalilah Joi - actress, writer, and advocate
  • Ashley Judd - actor and humanitarian
  • Stacy Kaiser - psychotherapist, trauma specialist, and author
  • Sam Krasnik and Kathleen Corless - supporters
  • Kesha - singer, activist, and survivor
  • Wynnette LaBrosse/Open Square Charitable Gift Fund at Schwab Charitable Fund - supporter
  • Misty Ladner - director of account management, UnitedHealthcare of MN, ND, SD
  • Paul T. Llewellyn - partner, Lewis & Llewellyn LLP
  • John Marciano - survivor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner
  • Marci M. Matthews - survivor, advocate, and philanthropist
  • Katherine Miller - RAINN board member
  • Lanai Moliterno - comfort enthusiast, photographer, and founder of Sozy
  • Ann Mukherjee - survivor and chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard North America
  • Kaitlyn Murphy - supporter and advocate
  • India Oxenberg - producer/author and advocate
  • Mimi Page - singer/songwriter, composer, survivor, and advocate
  • Sarah Peitzmeier - researcher-advocate and RAINN volunteer
  • Micheline Pitt - business owner, supporter, and survivor
  • Vicky Rateau - supporter and campaigner
  • Christina Ricci - actor
  • Jodi Richard - supporter and survivor
  • Abraham Riesman - journalist and author
  • Rochelle Rubin - executive director, Alpern Family Foundation
  • Anne Irene Ryan - supporter and career coach
  • Megan Savage - theater producer and philanthropist
  • Trapper Schoepp - singer-songwriter
  • Melody Thomas Scott - actress, author, and survivor
  • Alice Sebold - author and survivor
  • Liz Seccuro - survivor, author, and activist
  • Tracy and Evan Segal - The Segal Family Foundation (Pittsburgh)
  • JP Sheehan - supporter and volunteer
  • Tracy Sefl - communications consultant, political strategist, and activist
  • Mary Simmerling and Thomas Epting - artists, entrepreneurs, survivors, and supporters
  • John Silberholz - supporter
  • Jennifer Sincero - author of You Are a Badass
  • Julie Smolyansky - president and CEO, Lifeway Foods, Inc., and survivor
  • Mira Sorvino - actor, activist, and survivor
  • Breanna Stewart - professional basketball player, Seattle Storm
  • Anne Wheaton - author, artist, and advocate
  • Evelyn Yang - survivor, parent, advocate, and author
  • Kannie Yu LaPack - SVP publicity & public affairs, Lifetime Television