Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


Marjorie Margolies

Marjorie Margolis is president of the Women’s Campaign International (WCI).  From 1993 to 1995, she represented Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district and had the distinction of being the first woman elected to Congress from Pennsylvania in her own right. She founded WCI in 1998 after serving as the director of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. In addition to her work with WCI, Marjorie taught at the University of Pennsylvania for 20 years. In 2016, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Presidential Commission for the Preservation of American Heritage. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a CBS News Foundation Fellow at Columbia University, Marjorie began her career as a journalist winning five Emmy Awards for her reporting.