Incoming President of local Planned Parenthood, Martha (Marty) Walz, will also speak

WELLESLEY — On March 12, Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), will visit Wellesley College to speak about how advances in and access to reproductive health care have expanded opportunities for generations of women. She will address the domestic policy and political climate, as well as the global context for this work.

Since 2006, Richards has expanded PPFA’s advocacy for access to health care both in the U.S. and globally, ensuring that Planned Parenthood plays a pivotal role in shaping health care coverage and services for women.

Martha (Marty) Walz, who will join Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts as President and CEO in early March, will also speak briefly and introduce Richards.

Please bring press credentials and contact Alicia Johnson at (617) 515-0531 or [email protected] in advance if attending. Parking is available in the Davis Parking lot across from Alumnae Hall, near the Central Street entrance of the campus. Logistical questions can be directed to [email protected].

Presented by the Center for Work & Service at Wellesley College and the Wellesley Centers for Women. Featuring keynote speaker Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

“Women, Sex and Health Care: Hope for the 21st Century”

Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is the largest freestanding reproductive health care provider in the state. For over 80 years PPLM has protected and promoted sexual and reproductive health and freedom of choice through clinical services, education and advocacy.  For more information, visit


Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts


Alicia Johnson
Media Relations Coordinator
(617) 515-0531


February 26, 2013