Penny Young Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America (CWA), is a recognized national authority on cultural, children’s, and women’s issues. As the CEO and President of the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization, Nance oversees more than 500,000 participating CWA members across the country, over 450 Prayer/Action Chapters and Home teams, 23 Young Women for America (YWA) Chapters, and 600 trained leaders, and is also the president of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) and Concerned Women for America Political Action Committee (CWPAC) and serves as the principal spokesperson for all three entities.
Areas of Expertise: Family, Sanctity of human life, Education, Health care reform, Religious liberty, Abortion, Sexual exploitation of women and children, Planned Parenthood government funding, Jobs, fiscal, and economic issues, Traditional marriage, Childhood obesity, National sovereignty, Support for Israel, Sex trafficking, Pornography, Indecency on the public airwaves, Common Core/school choice, Abstinence, and out-of-wedlock births
Named as one of the top four most powerful pro-life female voices by the Christian Post, Nance stands as a leader on the issue of pro-life messaging and policy. She is a weekly political commentator and a popular speaker at national events. Nance appears on all major television networks –– ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX News, C-SPAN, MSNBC, and CNN –– as a commentator on contemporary events and as an expert on domestic issues. She has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and serves as a Christian Post Senior Advisor.
Nance most recently served as President of Nance and Associates and as Special Advisor for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), where she advised the Chairman and the Commissioners on media and social issues. In this capacity, she served as a liaison and provided outreach to Congress, public interest groups,…