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Marlene Gerber Fried


Scholar, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

Marlene Gerber Fried is a scholar and long-time advocate for abortion access and reproductive justice. She was founding president of the National Network of Abortion Funds and served on the board of the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, She is currently on the board of OBOS (Our Bodies, Ourselves), and also working with WHW (Women Help Women). She is Professor of Philosophy at Hampshire College and Faculty Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP), an organization bridging reproductive rights education and activism. In 2010-2011 she was Interim President of Hampshire College. She co-authored with Silliman, Ross and Gutiérrez Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice. In 2017-18, she will be part of the Global Scholars Program at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law Center.