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Cheryl Brubaker named Executive Director for The Fund for Women and Girls

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Press release

WEST CHESTER, PA (June 26, 2024) – The Fund for Women and Girls, a leading nonprofit organization in Chester County dedicated to empowering women and girls through grantmaking and advocacy, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Cheryl Brubaker as its new Executive Director, effective July 15, 2024.

Prior to this position, Cheryl Brubaker served as Executive Director of the Women's Resource Center. She brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to advancing gender equity. With over 7 years in nonprofit leadership at the Women’s Resource Center, she has a proven track record of driving impactful initiatives and fostering sustainable growth.

Cheryl Brubaker has over 25 years of non-profit experience, including executive administration, fund development, programming, communications and marketing. She has held leadership positions with Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia, Norristown’s Victim Services Center, the Sellersville Theater, and the YMCA of Bucks County. She completed her Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management at Eastern University. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia.

As Executive Director, Cheryl Brubaker will oversee all aspects of the organization’s operations, including strategic planning, program development, fundraising, and community engagement. She will also work closely with the Board of Directors and staff to further The Fund for Women and Girls’ mission to “lead and unite the community through philanthropy and advocacy to ensure that women and girls have resources and opportunities to thrive.”

"Having walked side by side with numerous individuals battling the effects of gender disparity and discrimination in their everyday lives, I am excited to work with The Fund and its nonprofit, corporate, and governmental partners to address such challenges at a systems level. Everyone, irrespective of their gender, deserves the resources and opportunity to earn a living wage, to have access to the resources they need to thrive, and to live safely!"  

The Fund for Women and Girls is excited about this new chapter and remains committed to its core values of equity, community, knowledge, inclusion, and integrity. With Cheryl Brubaker at the helm, The Fund is poised to achieve new heights in its mission to make a lasting impact on the lives of women, girls and individuals with lived female experience in Chester County. 


About The Fund for Women and Girls: The Fund for Women and Girls is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing gender equity through grantmaking and advocacy. Over the past 27 years, the organization has been committed to creating opportunities and addressing the challenges faced by women, girls, and individuals with lived female experience by ensuring they have the resources and support needed to succeed. The Fund has awarded over $4.2 million to 93 local non-profit organizations. 

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