Kelly Baden

Kelly Baden has worked in the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement for more than a decade, leading local, state, and national campaigns to advance public policies that improve abortion access. As the Director of State Advocacy for the Center for Reproductive Rights, Kelly oversees state and local advocacy throughout the United States, including shaping policy and advocacy strategies, leading convenings for state legislators, and building support for major national initiatives. Kelly’s expertise focuses on reproductive health, rights, and justice at the intersections of policy, advocacy, research, and culture change. She has appeared on MSNBC and in outlets such as Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and The Advocate, and serves on the board of URGE, Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity. You can usually find Kelly on the Amtrak between NY and DC, at the beach teaching her nieces and nephew a dance, or anytime on Twitter @KellyBaden.