Ellen Gurzinsky

Organizational Consultant and Leadership Coach

Ellen Gurzinsky has more than 30 years of organizational leadership and a wealth of experience in non-profit management. Her experience has deep roots in the areas of domestic violence, labor education and community organizing. Her goal with WindowBox Coaching and Consulting is to successfully support social justice movements and leaders in efforts to increase the resources, efficiency and strategic effectiveness of progressive organizations. From 1995-2006, Ellen served as the executive director and president of the Funding Exchange, a national network of public foundations that support progressive social change. Most recently she was the Program Director of Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Ellen earned her Masters in Social Work in 1985 from Hunter College School of Social Work where she also taught as an adjunct instructor. She was certified as an Executive Coach by New York University in May 2010. Ellen sits on several national boards and is a popular trainer and public speaker. She founded and directs WindowBox Coaching and Consulting.