Michelle Lambert (She, Her, Hers) is the Communications Director for Move to End Violence. For more than 20 years, Michelle has worked exclusively with non-profit organizations, foundations, and government agencies to create high-impact and memorable communications for some of today’s most pressing issues.
Before joining Move to End Violence, Michelle directed her own consulting practice providing organizations working on progressive issues with a full-range of services– from strategic planning to implementation. Her clients included the African Wildlife Foundation, Alliance for Aging Research, Family Violence Prevention Fund (now Futures Without Violence), the Jane Goodall Institute, Metro Washington Council of Governments, New Buildings Institute, and the Reproductive Health Technologies Project.
As an account supervisor for DDB Worldwide’s Issues and Advocacy practice in Washington, D.C., Michelle helped issues-based clients promote their causes. Working with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation on a multi-faceted national campaign, Michelle helped launch two award-winning websites designed to raise awareness about international family planning. One of the sites launched with a live webcast from the White House with Former President Clinton.
Michelle began her career focusing on environmental-related clients, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she helped lead the introduction of the Energy Star brand, now a household name. Michelle holds a B.A. in Anthropology, with a minor in African Studies, from Connecticut College. While at Connecticut College, Michelle volunteered on the local hotline for domestic violence and conducted a semester-long independent study of survivors of domestic violence in the community.
Michelle is a mom to two amazing girls who inspire her every day. Building and being in community is central to her life, you will often find her organizing community events, volunteering, or cooking with and/or for others. In the early hours of the day, Michelle works in the dirt with her husband and girls on their farmland where they are learning to nurture the soil and discovering their passion for growing food and flowers.