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Victoria R. Coley

Director of Communications

Victoria R Coley is the Director of Communications for Independent Women's Forum. 

Victoria leads all communication and strategic media outreach for Independent Women's Forum. She has secured experts spotlights in national news powerhouses such as Fox News Channel, CNBC, C-SPAN, Fox Business Network, CNN, MSNBC, Joy Behar: Say Anything and has placed commentary in publications around the country including Wall Street Journal, USA TodayForbes, NY Daily News, Denver Post, Politico, Roll Call, The Hill, U.S. News & World Report, Real Clear Politics, Tampa Tribune and more. Her deep understanding of, connection with, and passion for the media add to her success of interjecting leading experts into the news cycle. 

Prior to joining IWF, Victoria served as Deputy Communications Director at Public Notice where she directed broadcast efforts for three educational campaigns and worked extensively on developing and implementing strategic communication plans.

As a regional manager at Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Victoria produced online-steaming advertising and promotional videos. Additionally, she organized company marketing events.

Victoria began her career at Fox News Channel as a producer and later also served as coordinator of the network's Washington booking unit. She landed numerous interviews with political heavyweights and newsmakers and coordinated breaking news coverage both in the bureau and in the field.

Cum Laude from Clemson University, Victoria received her bachelor's degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Media and a minor in Journalism. During her tenure as a student, Victoria served in multiple roles for the campus television network and was named a two-time All-American club lacrosse player. She resides in Maryland with her husband. 

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Recent Articles:

Statement: Women Want A Shake-Up At The Congressional Budget Office


Press Release: The Honorable Marsha Blackburn & Human Rights Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali Named 2014 Women of Valor


Women of Valor [2014]: Photos


Women of Valor Gala [2014]: Program


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Ayaan Hirsi Ali


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Congressman Marsha Blackburn


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Sabrina Schaeffer


Statement: "War on Women" Rhetoric Has Run Its Course, Americans Want an End to Gender Politics


Healthcare Solutions Week: Next, Better, Health Care Reform [10/13-10/17]


Advisory: 9/17 NYC LEAN TOGETHER book party, A positive agenda written for women by women


Advisory: LEAN TOGETHER Book Discussion, A positive agenda written for women by women


Book Release: LEAN TOGETHER - Concrete policy solutions to challenges facing women & families


Transcript from Press Call: Milton Friedman Legacy Day: How Educational Freedom Benefits Women and Girls


Press Call Advisory: Role of Government in Education and Women's Unique Interest in Improving Education Policy


IWF Signs Letter Urging Department of Education to Reconsider New Rule Proposal


Statement: July 17 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Hearing


Independent Women's Forum signs coalition letter urging Congress to act on comprehensive tax reform without shortcuts or gimmicks


Statement: Supreme Court Ruling in the Cases of Hobby Lobby & Conestoga Wood


Advisory: Straight Talk Panel on "Rape Culture" and Sexual Assault


Statement: Time To Rethink How Title IX Is Being Enforced On College Campuses


Media Advisory: IWF Movie Night: Dog Days


Statement: IWF Applauds Congress's Move to Relieve Schools of Broken Lunch Program


RELEASE: Schaeffer Testimony, Senate Budget Cmte: Expanding Economic Opportunity for Women


Media Advisory: Independent Women's Forum to Testify at Senate Budget Hearing on Why the "Paycheck Fairness Act" Isn't Fair and Won't Create Equal Pay


Statement: Democrats' Pledge to Boost the Federally-Mandated Minimum Wage is Counterproductive to Helping Families on the Brink


Transcript from Press Call: Why raising the minimum wage is still a bad idea


Press Call Advisory: More Economic Growth – Not Raising the Minimum Wage – is the Real Key to Rising Wages and More Opportunity


IWF Joins Coalition Letter Opposing Federal Ban on Internet Gambling


MAY 1 NYC EVENT: From Helicopter to Hazmat Parenting


Statement: White House Concedes Wage Gap is a Myth, 77 Cent Talking Point Inaccurate


Statement: Senate Democrats Use A Fictitious Holiday - "Equal Pay Day" - To Push A Misleading Bill - The "Paycheck Fairness Act" - With A Hollow Promise to Women


Transcript from Press Call: Why President Obama's executive orders and the "Paycheck Fairness Act" won’t advance equal pay


Press Call Advisory: Why President Obama's executive orders and the "Paycheck Fairness Act" won’t advance equal pay


IWF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Giving Control of the Internet to UN-like Group


IWF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Giving Away Control of the Internet


Statement: Independent Women’s Forum Supports Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties


EVENT: Vision, Policy, and Politics: A Preview of the 2014 Debate


Independent Women's Forum Amicus Brief in Support of Hobby Lobby/Conestoga


Press Call Advisory: IWF Files Amicus Brief on the Basis of Women's Health and Employment Freedom


Independent Women's Forum Responds to President Obama's Fifth State of the Union Address


Independent Women's Forum Responds to The Shriver Report


Statement: Latest ObamaCare Expansion of Exemption Leaves Cancelled Americans in Same Bind


Release: Real Life of Julia: Campaign Illustrates Julia's Life Under ObamaCare


Statement: More Economic Opportunity is the Key to Rising Wages


Statement: Supreme Court Hearing Challenge Over ObamaCare Contraception Mandate


Don't Miss Doubleheader Cocktail Party Celebrating the Release of Julie Gunlock and Charlotte Hays' Books


New Book: From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Is Making Us Afraid of Everything -- and How to Fight Back


Media Advisory: Genetically Modified Foods, Truth About Labeling


Release: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Named Woman of Valor


Statement: Exchange Enrollment Picks Up as Drop Cycle Begins


Advisory: Mad Women Debate, Battle of the Sexes


AEI & IWF DEBATE: How to Boost Boys’ Educational Performance


Statement: IWF Calls on Mayor Bloomberg to Drop Continuing Efforts to Limit Americans' Food and Beverage Choices


Event | Breadwinner Moms: Truth Behind the Trend


Statement: One Year After SCOTUS' ObamaCare Ruling, Various Constitutional Questions Remain


Statement: President Obama's Energy Plans Will Ignite Catastrophe


NEW POLL: Women Tell Alarmists: Knock It Off!


Release: Free-Market Coalition Highlights Negative Impact of Carbon Tax


Media Advisory: Women's Group Action on Capitol Hill Marks Equal Pay Act At 50 Years


Release: Independent Women's Forum Leads Coalition Calling Out False Alarmism


Statement: White House Budget Embraces Deficit Spending and a Government-Direct Economy


Statement: Equal Pay Day: Women are Not Shortchanged


Statement: Lady Thatcher Was a True Heroine


Video Release: It's Time For Straight Talk About the Wage Gap


Statement: Press Hyperventilating About Non-Reviewed Salt Study


Release: ObamaCare's Broken-Promises Birthday


Release: Tale of Two Charts: What the Washington Post's Ryan Budget Chart Didn't Show


Statement: New York City's Sugary Beverage Ban Takes Effect


Advisory: Independent Women’s Forum Hosting Culture of Alarmism Panel at CPAC


Statement: President Obama's EPA Nominee Will Encourage Higher Energy Costs


Statement: IWF Not Cheering House Passage of VAWA


Panel Event | Scared to Death: A Culture of Alarmism


Statement: President Obama inappropriately uses SOTU to convince women the workplace is sexist and that they are all Victims


Statement: VAWA Foundations are Flawed and the Law is Desperate for an Overhaul


Release: Gayle Trotter's Full Senate Hearing Testimony "What Should America Do About Gun Violence"


Media Advisory: IWF Brings Women Component to Senate Gun Hearing


Ahead of SEC Nomination IWF Releases a "Binder of Women Candidates for High Office"


Statement: President Obama Seeks to Limit Women's Capability to Fight Back Against Attackers


Statement: More Women in Senate Likely to Result in Higher Taxes, Bigger Government, Less Freedom


Statement: ObamaCare Tacking on Fee After Fee (Or Is It Tax After Tax?)


Statement: Twinkie-Gate.. Union Intransigence Adds to Crippling Unemployment Rolls


Statement: New House Conference Chair is a Firebrand for Conservative Women


Statement: Women Are Not Hearing the Conservative Message


Statement: Another Government Intervention: D.C. Considers Policing Beverage Choices


Statement: "War on Women" is Out of Ammunition


Statement: Women Weary as Economy Remains Lukewarm


Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack Accepts the 2012 Women of Valor Award


California Soda Tax Will Not Curb Obesity


Statement: Government Pops Assault on Soda & Calories


Media Advisory | EVENT: Liberty is No War on Women


Statement: IWF Stands With Hobby Lobby Against Mandate


New Book Debunks The “War on Women”


Statement: IWF Applauds Mitt Romney's Vice President Pick


HHS Mandate: Infographic and Statement


Supreme Court Upholding Health Care Reform Sets Dangerous Precedent


Statement: Title IX | Pitting Genders Against One Another


Daily Caller: Test your knowledge on health care reform


QUIZ: What do you really know about the new health care reform law?


HealthReformQuestions.com Launches | Test Your Knowledge


EVENT: Policy Forum | 40 Years of Title IX


Statement: Government's sweeping assault on calories


Statement: "Wage Gap"' Offenders


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