Who We Are

Giovanna Rossi Pressley and Susan Loubet

Giovanna Rossi Pressley, based in Albuquerque, serves on the National Women’s Health Leadership Network for the Center for American Progress, is adjunct faculty in the Women’s Studies Program and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico, and is director of the NM Govenor’s Council on Women’s Health. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the London School of Economics. Her son Atticus will be one year old next month.


Susan Loubet is executive director of the New Mexico Women’s Agenda. She has hosted Women’s Focus for KUNM, a New Mexico public radio station, since 1991 and is former head of the New Mexico Women’s Political Caucus and the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women.


Featured Columns

Health Insurance: States Move Ahead on Curbing Costs

March 19, 2010

Whatever happens with health reform in Washington, D.C., unfair health insurance rates for women are being banned by an increasing number of states. Here, two New Mexican advocates tell how it happened in their state. More »

Russian Women Look Outward to Create Change

September 11, 2008

The Russian conflict with Georgia may as some predict risk a return to Cold War-style relations. But from what I saw in Chuvashia, an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation, 600 kilometers east of Moscow—from the vantage point of an innovative summer camp that was nearing season’s end—changes in the two decades since the fall of the Soviet Union have taken root. More »