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Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt is the author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power (Seal Press). Former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she’s a frequent speaker on women, power, and leadership and teaches a course on it at Arizona State University. She’s a board member of the Women’s Media Center.

Gloria Feldt is a WMC SheSource expert on Business and the Economy, Politics and Social Justice.





Featured Columns

Make History With Your Media Activism on Women’s Equality Day

Make History With Your Media Activism on Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2011

This is Women's Equality Day. What better way to celebrate, suggests author and WMC board member Gloria Feldt, than to launch your own campaign against sexism in the media. More »

Giffords Tragedy: What’s the Message to Young Women?

Giffords Tragedy: What’s the Message to Young Women?

January 10, 2011

When an angry young man aimed his semiautomatic handgun at Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a Tucson Safeway store on Saturday, he didn’t just critically wound her and kill or wound 19 others. He fired a shot through the heart of American democracy. More »

The Democrats’ Dilemma: Their Own Trojan Horse Kicks Free

November 12, 2009

Democratic leaders have said that the turn-around on abortion contained in the House health-reform bill will not appear in the final version. The author, a Women’s Media Center board member and former president ofPlanned Parenthood Federation of America, explains here why voters who value women’s health cannot sit back and accept such assurances. More »

Trading in “Barefoot and Pregnant” for Economic and Reproductive Justice

January 15, 2009

As Congress works through the economic stimulus package, representatives need to keep in mind the connection between a woman’s need to determine her reproductive life and her ability to contribute to economic recovery and growth. More »

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