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Roxanne Wilson Leader-in-Residence: Cecile Richards in Conversation
Twice listed in TIME magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in theWorld, Cecile Richards is a national leader for women’s rights and social and economic justice. As president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, Richards worked to increase affordable access to reproductive health. In 2019, Richards co-founded Supermajority, a political action group working to mobilize women voters.
The Roxanne Wilson Leader-in-Residence program brings to Scripps’ campus a woman who demonstrates leadership in both her professional life and volunteer service to her community and beyond. The endowment was established to recognize the significant contributions of Roxanne Wilson ’76 upon her retirement as chair of the Scripps College Board of Trustees.