Alexis McGill Johnson is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood. Being a renowned social and racial justice leader, Alexis joins Alaa today to talk about what is driving this movement, the current state of healthcare and reproductive rights, and so much more.
Being At The Table means:
“It means having a measure of power. It means being able to participate in the decision making and the allocation of whatever the bounty is.” – Alexis McGill Johnson
Highlights from the Conversation:
Alexis’ journey into Planned Parenthood which stemmed from advocating for social justice issues, primarily around racial justice
Guiding Planned Parenthood from a traditionally aligned white feminist movement
Understanding implicit bias and how it may affect patient care
How the political environment is impacting the health care crisis
The need to transform our institutions
The effects of covid on woman’s equality and violence against women
About the Guest:
Alexis McGill Johnson is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which provides vital health services to 2.4 million people each year through its more than 600 health centers across the country.
Alaa Murabit is an award-winning medical doctor, global security strategist, women’s rights advocate and United Nations High-Level Commissioner on Health, Employment & Economic Growth and Sustainable Development Goal Global Advocate.
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