The following is a press release from Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts:
Cecile Richards to Discuss “Women, Sex and Health Care” at Wellesley College
Incoming President of local Planned Parenthood, Martha (Marty) Walz, will also speak
On March 12, Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), will visit Wellesley College to speak about how advances in and access to reproductive health care have expanded opportunities for generations of women. She will address the domestic policy and political climate, as well as the global context for this work.
Since 2006, Richards has expanded PPFA’s advocacy for access to health care both in the U.S. and globally, ensuring that Planned Parenthood plays a pivotal role in shaping health care coverage and services for women.
Martha (Marty) Walz, who will join Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts as President and CEO in early March, will also speak briefly and introduce Richards.
WHO: Presented by the Center for Work & Service at Wellesley College and the Wellesley Centers for Women. Featuring keynote speaker Cecile Richards, President of PlannedParenthood Federation of America.
WHAT:“Women, Sex and Health Care: Hope for the 21st Century”
WHERE: Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 7 - 8 p.m.
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is the largest freestanding reproductive health care provider in the state. For over 80 years PPLM has protected and promoted sexual and reproductive health and freedom of choice through clinicalservices, education and advocacy. For more information, visit www.pplm.org.