Sherry Rockey served as EnCompass’ president from 2015 to 2020 and was previously EnCompass’ Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Rockey has more than 25 years of experience in building and managing effective, innovative, and adaptable international organizations. Her career has focused on enhancing organizational capacity through strategic planning, sophisticated business and marketing initiatives, and building effective teams. She brings technical expertise in women’s empowerment, media and communications, nonprofit organizations, and U.S. foreign policy.
She began working with EnCompass in 2003 and previously held positions as Vice President of Independent Sector, Executive Director of the International Women’s Media Foundation, and Director of the League of Women Voters Education Fund. Ms. Rockey holds an MA in Comparative Politics from American University.
As a Special Advisor for EnCompass, Ms. Rockey leads and advises on various corporate-level priorities with a focus on policy development, staff diversity and equity, leadership development, and team performance.