Ruth Ann Harnisch, Founder & President

Here’s where I sound off! Whether I’m sharing fresh insights or channeling righteous rage, this is the place I’ll be pouring my heart out to you. Updated fortnightly if not more frequently.

Ruth Ann Harnisch, Founder & President

Here’s where I sound off! Whether I’m sharing fresh insights or channeling righteous rage, this is the place I’ll be pouring my heart out to you. Updated fortnightly if not more frequently.

In 1998, when I founded the Harnisch Foundation, my intention was to be a good steward, leveraging money, skills, and connections to help make life a little better for others.
Ruth Ann Harnisch
In 1998, when I founded the Harnisch Foundation, my intention was to be a good steward, leveraging money, skills, and connections to help make life a little better for others.
Ruth Ann Harnisch

6 months ago

Your Dream Job Is Right Here

Four girls grinning and holding "Girls Lead" books

Photo by Iris Torres-Gatherer

Our Funny Girls program is flourishing, and we’re looking to find just the right person to join our team. We’re hiring a New York City based Youth Program Manager & Applied Improv Coach to begin work this summer. The full job description is here, but we’re betting that if you’re interested helping girls find and enhance their leadership skills through a groundbreaking program involving improv comedy, you’ve found the right gig.

Our ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in improv training and coaching, working as a teaching artist with youth, program management and a bonus if you’ve worked with educational media. Please look at the link for a full description of the job, qualifications we are seeking, and the application process.


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