Cecile Richards

Photo courtesy of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

About The Author

Cecile Richards is a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health, reproductive rights, and social change. She began her career helping garment workers, hotel workers, and nursing home aides fight for better wages and working conditions. After years in the labor movement, she moved back home to Texas to help elect the state’s first Democratic woman governor: her mother, Ann Richards. She went on to start her own grassroots organizations, and later served as deputy chief of staff to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. In 2011 and 2012, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. For over ten years, Richards served as president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. She is a frequent speaker and commentator on issues related to women’s rights and activism. Richards serves on the board of the Ford Foundation. She and her husband, Kirk Adams, have three children and reside in New York City.

 

Appearances

MAR 25
7:00 PM
in person
STRAND BOOK STORE
828 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
MAR 26
7:00 PM
in person
IOWA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Bookseller: Prairie Lights Bookstore
123 S Linn St
Iowa City, IA 52240
MAR 28
7:30 PM
in person
PHILADELPHIA FREE LIBRARY
Joseph Fox Bookshop
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
MAR 29
8:00 PM
in person
BOOKS & BOOKS
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
MAY 20
12:00 PM
in person
DETROIT BOOK LUNCHEON
Bookseller: Broadart
Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft
Livonia, MI 48150
MAY 21
7:00 PM
in person
ANN ARBOR DISTRICT LIBRARY
Bookseller: Literati Bookstore
343 South Fifth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Books by Cecile Richards