Ellen K. Goetz

Institutional Relations

Ellen K. Goetz (she/her), manages NIRH’s Institutional Relations. After serving as NIRH’s Senior VP of Development for five years, Ellen stepped back to oversee institutional fundraising in a part-time capacity. She began her decades-long development career at the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project and was then a founding staff member of the Center for Reproductive Rights; during her twelve years at CRR, she served as Director of Development, Managing Director, and Interim President. More recently, she has served as Director of Foundation Relations at the American Museum of Natural History, Vice President for Development at Legal Momentum, and Director of Resource Development at Common Ground Community (now Breaking Ground). Ellen earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware.