A Conversation with Cecile Richards


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Cecile Richards
Center for Public Leadership

Cecile Richards joined Patricia Bellinger, executive director of the Harvard Kennedy School, for a conversation about her role as the President of Planned Parenthood. In an electric forum, Richards covered a wide range of topics, from sexual and reproductive health’s politicization and the current presidential race’s potential consequences for women’s health, to how Planned Parenthood services those in need of care. Additionally, she emphasized the importance of working towards removing stigmatization from women seeking healthcare.