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Valerie Broadie

Valerie Brodie

Associate Vice President for Development

Val Broadie has worked for a variety of non-profit organizations as a development professional for 35years – from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in New York, to the University of Pennsylvania, Howard University and the University of Maryland College Park, and health care institutions like Penn Medical Center and Children’s National.

Putting her deep and diverse fundraising experience and expertise to work, Ms. Broadie established her own fundraising consulting practice, Valerie T. Broadie, Fundraising Counsel in 2005, which she operated for two years before joining the DC office of Campbell & Company, a national fundraising consulting firm based in Chicago, as a Senior Consultant. Her clients included Catholic Charities Foundation, America’s Promise and the Audubon Naturalist Society in Chevy Chase.

Before joining Brookings in April 2016, Ms. Broadie served as VP for Development and Public Affairs at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC where she oversaw a campaign that raised over $14M and funded the openings of a new health center in Prince George’s County in November 2015 and the new administrative headquarters and modern health center building in NoMA.

In addition to her commitments to her professional duties, Val Broadie has served as a board member, speaker and volunteer for a number of DC area non-profits and professional organizations including the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), National Capital Gift Planning Council, Washington Area Women’s Foundation, the Audubon Naturalist Society and Crittenton Services, DC. She was recognized by the DC Chapter of AFP as 2016’s “Outstanding Fundraising Professional”.

Ms. Broadie is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University School of Law. A dedicated Duke volunteer since 1984, she has served on the Law School Dean’s Advisory Council, as co-chair of her class reunion on multiple occasions, as president of the Law Alumni Association, and on the Board of Visitors at the Law School, where she is a Life Member. Her professional and volunteer commitments were recognized by Duke Law School in 2014 when she received the Charles S. Murphy Award for exemplary community service.

Although not a Duke undergraduate alum, Ms. Broadie was appointed to the Women’s Studies Advisory Council—on which she served for a number of years—by former Duke President Nan Keohane. She is an active member of the Steering Committee of the DC Duke Women’s Forum andwas elected in 2016 to the national Duke Alumni Association Board.

Val is the proud parent of Kristina and Sean.

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