Vice President, Reproductive Rights

Kelly Baden brings more than 15 years’ experience in the reproductive health, rights, and justice field to her role as Vice President of Reproductive Rights at State Innovation Exchange, where she launched the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council, a cohort of more than 300 pro-choice state legislators from 44 states. Previously, as the Director of State Advocacy for the Center for Reproductive Rights, Kelly oversaw state and local advocacy throughout the United States, including shaping policy and advocacy strategies in the states, leading convenings for state legislators, and building on-the-ground support for major initiatives ranging from U.S. Supreme Court cases to the Act for Women campaign. Kelly has also worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health, Physicians for Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of New Jersey, and EMILY’s List. Kelly serves on the board of URGE (Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity) and is a recent Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Fellow with the Rockwood Leadership Institute. She has appeared on MSNBC and in outlets like the Los Angeles Times, Cosmopolitan, and Time magazine. You can follow Kelly on Twitter at @KellyBaden and the RFLC at @SiXRepro.