Will Lowry

Digital Communications Manager
San Francisco, CA

Will focuses on expanding Ploughshares Fund’s online presence and target audience, thereby expanding its supporter base and the impact of its campaign work. Prior to joining the team, Will worked for 15 years managing digital communications for businesses and environmental organizations. Most recently, he assisted the Sierra Club with online activism and all areas of their work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Will holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from UC Berkeley and a Master of Arts degree in Literature from San Francisco State University.

LinkedIn:

Recent content

The US War Department's Archival Footage of the Bombing of Hiroshima

When Barack Obama travels to Hiroshima on May 27, he will be the first sitting US President to visit the site of one of two instances in human history where a nuclear weapon was used. Over 70 years have passed, but the reverberation from the "rain of ruin" unleashed on August 6, 1945 remains....

May 12, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Tribeca Film Festival Goes Nuclear

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival showcased a number of features focused on the threats posed by nuclear weapons. The famed festival closed with a groundbreaking multimedia installation called the bomb, funded in part by Ploughshares Fund. Festival organizers are calling it the ‘most...

April 22, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Your Nuclear Weapons Taxpayer Receipt 2016

How much did you pay for nuclear weapons? No one likes tax day. The paperwork. The anticipation of a return. The shock of owing more. None of it is fun. Least of all paying for wasteful programs that do little to nothing to keep the American people safe. Like the plan to spend ...

April 14, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Fewer Warheads, More Spending

Ploughshares Fund grantees Tri-Valley CAREs, which advocates an end to new nuclear weapons development activities at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Hans Kristensen of the ...

April 5, 2016 - By Will Lowry

As of March 21, 2016 we have 6,013 followers on Twitter, but how many are ready to take it to the next level? If we really want to stop nuclear weapons, we're going to need to see the issue from a strategic perspective...

March 21, 2016 - By Will Lowry

As of July 6, 2016 we have 7,812 likes on Facebook, but how many are ready to take it to the next level? If you really want to stop nuclear weapons, you're going to need to see the issue from a strategic perspective...

March 21, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Sally Lilienthal, founder of Ploughshares Fund

In honor of National Women’s History Month, we pay respect to the life of a woman who made history by founding Ploughshares Fund. Like many Americans, Sally Lilienthal was concerned that a thermonuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union could erupt at anytime. And rightly so: it...

March 11, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Looking to the Future of Nonproliferation

I had the opportunity to live in Jerusalem and experienced first-hand the regional security situation in the Middle East, including the debate over the establishment of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the region. My experiences solidified my belief that human security cannot be...

March 10, 2016 - By Will Lowry
Donor Spotlight

Joel Dobson, a former officer who was in the Strategic Air Command in the 1960s, lives in North Carolina where a near-nuclear accident known as the Goldsboro Broken Arrow took place more than 50 years ago. Joel recently wrote...

February 26, 2016 - By Will Lowry
CAP and CATO Institute agree on one thing...

According to a brand new report from the Center for American Progress (a report we're proud to have sponsored): "Over the next 30 years, the cost of the nuclear...

February 3, 2016 - By Will Lowry