Former CEO, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Gloria Feldt is the former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.
She is a frequent public speaker, lecturing at universities, civic and professional organizations, and national and international conferences on women, feminism, politics, leadership,media, and health. In addition to speaking on these topics, she tours with an intergenerational feminist panel, WomenGirlsLadies. She is a professor of practice at Arizona State University, where she teaches a course called “Women, Power, and Leadership.”
Feldt currently serves on the boards of the Women’s Media Center and the Jewish Women’s Archive, and on the Our Bodies, Ourselves advisory board.
Gloria Feldt: I have my religious beliefs too and they tell me that using birth control is a good thing and that birth control is basic healthcare that should be part of any insurance plan.
The right to have an active sex life unencumbered by unintended pregnancy is a healthcare issue, but it is so much more than that as well.
We’ve seen in many countries where they have instituted some quotas that they have been able to bring more women in and that it really has made a big difference in the quality of the decision making position
If I help you get more powerful it doesn’t mean there is less power for me.
There were two really important elements that I discovered when I was looking at women’s history and the history of the women’s movement in the US. The first thing that […]
Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood and author of No Excuses, advises women to set the women's rights agenda, rather than waiting to react to injustice.
Gloria Feldt is the former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.