Molly Cashin has long experience as a writer, editor, development officer, policy analyst and administrator for nonprofit organizations based in both the United States and Africa, including stints at the African Medical and Relief Foundation (Nairobi), the International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology (Nairobi), the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence (Washington, DC), the Phelps-Stokes Fund (DC) and the University of Hartford. She is the author of Sustaining the League of Women Voters in America, an analysis of American civic engagement published by New Academic Press in 2011, and is a longstanding member of the League of Women Voters.
She holds two graduate degrees —a Masters in Public Administration (New York University) and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (Georgetown University)—as well as a Bachelors in political science and history from Connecticut College. In addition to serving on the board of the League of Women Voters Education Fund, she serves on the boards of Jesuit Refugee Service (USA and International), Georgetown University Lauinger Library (Washington, DC), and the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Library and Education Center (Monrovia, Liberia). She is married to Stephen Cashin, CEO of Pan African Capital. They live in Washington, DC and have three grown children, who know and act on the value of a well-researched vote.