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Reproductive Rights Attorney; Co-author, Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom



Kathryn Kolbert has had a long and distinguished career advancing women’s rights. In 1992, she made her second appearance before the US Supreme Court, arguing Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which has been widely credited with saving Roe v. Wade. A cofounder of the Center for Reproductive Rights,  she is the Coauthor of Controlling Women: What We Must Do NOW to Save Reproductive Freedom that was published by Hachette Books in 2021.  She also co-founded the Athena Film Festival, and created NPR’s Justice Talking and the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College.