As part of a new platform I helped launch, COVID Gendered, I recently had the opportunity to speak with Cecile Richards—former President of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Supermajority—in the wake of this global pandemic.
Cecile shared her timely and important insights about a variety topics, including how she sees the impacts of COVID-19 affecting women, the main cracks in our systems the pandemic has exposed, how we can create change, why it’s so important to keep our focus on the upcoming election, how women are stepping up to lead, what gives her hope and more.
Marianne Schnall: How are you personally doing in all of this? What are your coping strategies, and how are you passing the time?
Cecile Richards: Well, I’m incredibly fortunate because I have a job, and I can continue to do my job. And I think for so many people that’s not…