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UltraViolet

UltraViolet is a community of a quarter million people who are coming together online to take action to empower women

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Washington, D.C., DC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website WeAreUltraviolet.org

Company Summary

UltraViolet is a community of a quarter million men and women who are coming together online to take action to empower women, protect women’s rights and fight sexism wherever it exists—whether its in government, media or popular culture. Our model is a nimble, lean organization that uses online organizing tactics to run rapid response, media driven campaigns. We aim to add value and amplify the great work already happening in the women's space.

Team

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    Nita Chaudhary
    Co-Founder

    Nita Chaudhary was most recently the National Campaigns and Organizing Director at MoveOn.org Political Action. She oversaw MoveOn’s national campaigns department, including their work on Health Care reform, the economy and Social Security as well as supervising MoveOn's Campaign Directors. During her tenure at MoveOn, Nita oversaw the fundraising program for the 2008 election. Prior to that she was the DNC's first Director of Online Organizing.

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    Shaunna Thomas
    Co-Founder

    Shaunna Thomas was most recently the Director of the P Street Project, an arm of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee dedicated to organizing progressive members of Congress and their staff and connecting them to the progressive grassroots. Prior to that, she was the COO of Progressive Congress. Shaunna got into organizing and advocacy through the 2004 election and then Young People For, where she was for five years and ended as Director.

Advisors

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    Joe Sandler, Sandler, Rieff & Young
    Lawyer
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    Tara Harwood, Citizen Engagement Lab
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    MoveOn.org
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    Women Donor's Network
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    Atlantic Philanthropies
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