Olivia Cappello joined the Guttmacher Institute’s Public Policy Division in February 2016. She supports the Institute’s state policy team as a Senior Public Policy Assistant, monitoring legislative trends related to abortion, health care coverage and religious refusals. She also assists in the team’s public outreach efforts by creating social media and advocacy resources. Before coming to Guttmacher, Olivia interned as a Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps Fellow at Raising Women’s Voices in New York, and at the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association. She is an alumna of Smith College, where she studied government and biology.