The Guttmacher Institute is thrilled to welcome a diverse group of new members to its Board of Directors. These seven individuals will offer fresh perspectives on the Institute’s mission to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. They bring an extraordinary wealth of expertise and experience in reproductive justice; clinical medicine; human resources and organizational development; business management; global health; international development; and constitutional, family and criminal law.

“I am very pleased to welcome this new group of leaders to the Institute’s Board of Directors during this time of transformation and change,” says Institute President and CEO Herminia Palacio. “As we emerge from the pandemic stronger and more committed to our mission than ever before, these individuals will help position Guttmacher to protect and advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.”

The new members are:

Gail O. Baity

Cynthia Fields

Jessica Pinckney Gil

Benjamin Kahrl

Mugdha Mokashi

Melissa Murray

Allana Welch

Our robust Board of Directors is chaired by Silvia Henriquez and composed of 22 multidisciplinary leaders. To learn more about the members of the Board, please visit our Board page.