Gwendolyn Ferguson



Ms. Ferguson has over 25 years working with non-profits in the areas of management and resource development. She worked for 18 years in various capacities with the United Way of the National Capital Area. Her most recent position was Regional Director for Prince George’s County where she raised some $2 million for area non-profits.


Ms. Ferguson is a strong advocate for the vulnerable, at-risk populations, specifically those in need of food, employment, shelter, financial assistance, etc. She currently serves on the Homeless Services Partnership Committee, Emergency Food & Shelter Board for Prince George’s County, Human Services Coalition Board and the Board of the Center for Non-profit Advancement. Through these efforts, Ms. Ferguson works to advance the mission of non-profits throughout the Washington metropolitan region.


In 2008, Ms. Ferguson was presented a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to the community and was also recognized as a Woman of Achievement, an award presented by the Southern Prince George’s Business & Professional Women’s Association. This award was presented to her distinguished achievements in striving to empower working women within the community.


Ms. Ferguson is married to James Ferguson and has two sons Jonathon and Morgan Ferguson. She graduated from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University with a B.A. in Speech & Theatre Arts and Howard University with a M.S. in Communications Science


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