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Planned Parenthood

1055 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts 02215

United States

Company Description

Planned Parenthood has been a polarizing organization since its precursor, a clinic in Brooklyn, New York, was founded in 1916 by pioneering birth-control advocate Margaret Sanger. It provides a range of health services - including cancer screenings, te ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

The Board


Board Member
I Have A Dream Foundation

Active Member of the Board of Trustees
Columbia University

Board Member

Board Member
Bio-Technology General Corp.

National Women's Hall of Fame

Feminine Health Advisor

Member, Board of Trustees
New York Blood Center Inc

Board Member
Chicago Foundation for Women

Member of Board of Trustees
Eisenhower Fellowships

Board Member
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Member of the Board of Trustees
Institute of International Education

Board Member
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Board Member
K-OS Multimedia

Board Member
Women's Environment and Development Organization

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Board Member
Quidel Corporation

Board Member
WellChoice , Inc.

Board Member
Blue Shield

United Farm Workers




Ohio State

Bachelor of Science degree


Ohio State University

Bachelor of Science degree


The Ohio State University



Master of Science degree

maternal and infant care

Columbia University

graduate degree

Columbia University

honorary doctoral degrees

honorary doctoral degrees

Haverford College , Meadville Lombard Seminary atthe University

honorary doctorate

Claremont Graduate University

many honorary doctorate degrees

nursing degree

Columbia University

nursing degree

Ohio State University

Web References (200 Total References)

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Faye Wattleton - The first woman to head the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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When Faye Wattleton (1943 - Current) was chosen Humanist of the Year in 1986 she was a special awardee. She was the youngest person, first black woman, second black, and sixth woman so honored. Ms. Wattleton's contribution to humanity is her work as president of Planned Parenthood of America, which extends to 120 countries.

Ms. Wattleton was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 8, 1943. In 1964, she earned a degree in nursing at Ohio State University. She taught nursing for two years in Ohio, and in 1966 earned an MA at Columbia University in maternal and infant care. She saw the need for birth control and life-saving abortions while interning at a Harlem hospital. She volunteered at Planned Parenthood and in 1971 became executive director of an Ohio chapter. Due to her excellent leadership, Ms. Wattleton became president of Planned Parenthood of America in 1978. She is a skillful speaker, appearing for Planned Parenthood on national television.
Ms. Wattleton develops educational programs for health centers and fights those who commit terrorist acts against women's clinics. She directs national opposition to world political forces that support historic patterns of sex and race discrimination.

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No public comment from Faye Wattleton, a black nurse-midwife and former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Quotes From Famous People [cached]

-- Faye Wattleton, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 17, 1986

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Feminist opponents of censorship include ... Betty Friedan, founding president of N.O.W; Faye Wattleton, longtime president of Planned Parenthood; Karen DeCrow, another former NOW president; and writers Anne Bernays, Judy Blume, Barbara Ehrenreich, Nora Ephron, Nancy Friday, Mary Gordon, Susan Isacs, Molly Ivins, Erica Jong, Jamaica Kincaid, Kate Millet, Katha Pollitt, Anne Rice, Adrienne Rich, Alix Kates Shulman, and Wendy Wasserstein. [12]

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