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The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
2940 Hunter Mill Suite 201
Oakton, VA 22124
Telephone: 703-879-7636
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Eileen Ellsworth
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

Eileen Ellsworth has been the President of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia since 2005. With $35 million in managed assets, the Community Foundation engages donors to help grow philanthropy in the region. Prior to running the Community Foundation, Eileen founded and ran Empower Girls, Inc., a 501(c)(3) educational organization providing technology enrichment for 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls in Title 1 schools in the Fairfax County Public School system. Eileen was also President of WIN-WIN Strategies Foundation, a private foundation focused on sharing best practices around K-12 education technology and building national communities of practice of K-12 educators. An attorney by training, Eileen was a trial attorney in private practice in Connecticut and New York and later the General Counsel of Best Software in Reston, VA. Eileen serves on the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce Board and on the Loudoun County CEO Cabinet. She lives in Oakton with her husband Bob Weil.