Faculty Bio

Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with passion to affect change in their communities.

Nancy Bocskor founded the Nancy Bocskor Company in 1990.  She has raised money for more than 100 Members of Congress and candidates and has trained activists and leaders in all 50 states and more than 20 countries. 

The author of “Go Fish:  How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors:  A Practical Guide to Fundraising,” Nancy is also a professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and “live” fundraising courses.

Nancy is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office, and was a faculty member for Project 2012, a program hosted by the Center for American Women & Politics at Rutgers that recruits women run for public office.  Most recently, she joined the advisory board for the Center for Second Service, a program at GWU that trains veterans for public service.  She also served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years, where she chaired the school’s Curriculum Committee for five years.

A graduate of Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, Nancy received the 2010 the Distinguished Alumni Award for “her passion to affect change in national and international communities, training and consulting with the nation's and world's political leaders, and commitment to educate others, particularly women, around the world.”

Nancy Bocskor spreads democracy throughout the world…..the lively American travels from one country to the next coaching candidates on how to win elections, especially encouraging women to make it into parliament.