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We’re winding down the Manliest Workplace in D.C. Tournament this week with the District’s most self-righteous employment sector—-the advocacy groups! (Reminisce with the full 64-workplace bracket here). Today: Who’s manlier, unborn advocates the American Life League or intrepid future sailors the Environmental Defense Fund? Let’s find out!

AMERICAN LIFE LEAGUE: This Stafford, Va. nonprofit is “committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from fertilization to death.” But are they committed to those guilty of undeniable manliness? Let’s find out! (All staff informaion comes from the ALL’s most recently available 990, that from 2006):

President Judie Brown (Female, ZERO)
Exec. Director David Bereit (Male, 9 points)
Executive VP Paul Brown (Male, 8 points)
Secretary Scarlett Clarke (Female, ZERO)
Treasurer Joseph Pavlik (Male, 6 points)
Director Robert Sassone (Male, 5 points)
Dir. Operations David Brandao (Male, 4 points)
Sr. Dir. Development Margaret Guelich (Female, ZERO)
Dir. of Development Craig Kapp (Male, 2 points)
Webmaster Jason Manak (Male, 1 point)

Aborted! With 35 points out of a possible 55 on the Manly Index, the American Life League looks poised to die on the vine. Give us your best, Environmental Defense Fund!


Is this environmental non-prof as committed to defending Man as it is Mother Nature? To the org. chart!

President Fred Krupp (Male, 10 points)
Executive Director David Yarnold (Male, 9 points)
Chairman N. J. Nicholas, Jr. (Male, 8 points)
Chairman Elect Carl Ferenbach (Male, 7 points)
Vice Chairman Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D. (Female, ZERO)
Vice Chairman Robert W. Wilson (Male, 5 points)
Senior VP for Programs Marcia Aronoff (Female, ZERO)
COO Liza Henshaw (Female, ZERO)
CFO & Treasurer Peter Accinno (Male, 2 points)
Secretary Arthur P. Cooley (Male, 1 point)

With 42 points of a possible 55, the Environmental Defense Fund goes on the offense against the American Life League, and continues on to the next stage of the contest. Tomorrow, stay tuned as we wrap up the advocacy bracket—-and the tournament!

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