Ali joined NARAL Pro-Choice America's online communications team in the summer of 2012 - just in time to hear Todd Akin's ridiculous comment about "legitimate rape." After graduating from Lawrence University, Ali interned with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the Feminist Majority Foundation, and worked at the National Women's Health Network.
Ali enjoys singing opera, cooking, and watching scary movies.
Kirsten joined NARAL Pro-Choice America's online communications team in late 2007. After graduating from Cornell University, Kirsten landed a job at an environmental organization, and has spent her time since (other than a two-year stint teaching English in Japan) helping progressive non-profit organizations use online tools to help meet their strategic goals. She manages NARAL Pro-Choice America's website and Twitter outreach.
Kirsten enjoys knitting, SCUBA diving, learning to kayak, and cooking vegetarian food.
Nancy Keenan served as president of NARAL Pro-Choice America from December 2004 through January 2013. Before coming to NARAL Pro-Choice America, Nancy served as a Montana state legislator and in the statewide elected office of state superintendent of public instruction. She ran a strong campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000.
Thomas graduated from Princeton
University and then spent a year in Sierra Leone working on public-health and
women's-empowerment projects before coming to NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Molly worked in DC, Virginia, and Maryland politics for many years. In 2005, she managed the successful campaign of a pro-choice independent candidate, who defeated an anti-choice incumbent for a seat in the Virginia Assembly. It was during that campaign that Molly saw first hand the impact blogs have on politics, and she's been hooked ever since.
Lauren studied broadcast journalism and sociology at Ithaca College, and then moved down to DC to join the non-profit world. In addition to writing for Blog for Choice, she created the videos for our Liberty Lowdown vlog.
Jessica is the founding editor of Feministing.com. Her writing has been published in a number of magazines, and she has written several books on feminism.