Gloria Feldt

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About me

Gender Female
Occupation Activist, Author, Speaker, Commentator
Location New York City and Scottsdale, New York and AZ, United States
Introduction Leading women's activist and best selling author Gloria Feldt is a powerful keynote speaker and commentator on leadership, politics, women, reproductive and public health, and media. People Magazine called this former teen mom who served from 1996-2005 as president CEO and movement leader of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, "the voice of experience." Gloria's upcoming book, No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Rethink Power and Leadership to Live Unlimited, will be published fall 2010. Her last book, co-written with actress Kathleen Turner, is the New York Times best seller, Send Yourself Roses. Previous books are The War on Choice and Behind Every Choice Is a Story. Vanity Fair magazine named Gloria one of America's "top 200 women legends, leaders, and trailblazers". Glamour magazine honored her as Woman of the Year. She was one of Women's e-News' 2007 "21 Leaders for the 21st Century". Texas Monthly, naming her to its "Texas Twenty"described her as "part den mother, part businesswoman, part Mae West". She is a professor of practice at Arizona State University, where she teaches "Women, Power, and Leadership". Find her full bio at
Interests Politics, Pilates, People
Favorite Music Rock and Roll