Charis Goff


Charis Goff is a dedicated nonprofit professional and volunteer, cheap working toward enhancing the quality of life for people in Prince George’s County, the Washington, DC, area, and beyond. She is the manager, Volunteers and Donor Engagement, for the YWCA National Capital Area. Her background in nonprofit development has led her to work with some of the area’s most prominent organizations that focus on women’s needs, including N Street Village and the national political action committee, EMILY’s List.

Goff serves as the president of Thursday Network, the local chapter of the National Urban League Young Professionals and on the board of directors of the Greater Washington Urban League. In her work with the Urban League, she manages a team focused on volunteerism, philanthropy, and membership development through signature community service, scholarship, mentoring, and advocacy programs.

A graduate of Hampton University, Goff holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. She also received her master of arts degree in humanities from Old Dominion University. Goff has participated in national training programs, including the WeLead leadership program at the Women & Politics Institute at American University, School of Public Affairs. She was selected as a New Leaders Fellow with the Center for Progressive Leadership.

In addition to her work with Thursday Network, Goff also is a member of the National Hampton Alumni Association—DC Chapter, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network—DC, Prince George’s County Young Democrats, the Women’s Information Network (WIN), and First Book—Prince George’s County.

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