Jacqueline Ayers is senior vice president of policy, organizing, and campaigns at Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). She leads the strategic direction of the federation’s legislative affairs, global advocacy, and federal and state policy teams.
She previously served as legislative director for the National Urban League and was a legislative aide in the U.S. House of Representatives covering health, education, and judiciary issues. Jacqueline began her career as the associate legislative director for the ACLU of Indiana.
She has a BA in mass communication and government from Western Kentucky University and a JD from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana. In 2016, Jacqueline completed the first cohort of the Rockwood Fellowship for Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice.