Janice Shaw Crouse

Career:Senior Fellow, Concerned Women for America
Member, Advisory Board of Coalition for Divorce Reform
Executive Director, World Congress of Families IX
Education:BA, Asbury University
MA, Purdue University
PhD, State University of New York in Buffalo

Janice Shaw Crouse is a senior fellow of Concerned Women for America and on the advisory board of Coalition for Divorce Reform. She previously served as executive director of the World Congress of Families IX.

Crouse was raised in Milstead, Georgia. She graduated from Asbury University in 1961, received her master's degree from Purdue University and her Ph.D. from State University of New York in Buffalo. She was a college dean and public high school teacher before beginning her political career.

Crouse became George H. W. Bush's speechwriter in 1991. In the 1990s, she was executive director of Institute on Religion and Democracy's Ecumenical Coalition on Women and Society project. George W. Bush appointed her as a official U.S. delegate to the 2002 U.N. Children's Summit and 2003 U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. She has been named a “Woman of the Year” three times and she received an Abolitionist Award from the U.S. Department of State (2008) and a Global Leadership Award from the Leadership Institute (2013). She serves on four national task forces and coalitions on national and international issues.