Jessica Valenti

Called “one of the most successful and visible feminists of her generation” by the Washington Post and one of the “Top 100 Inspiring Women in the World,” Valenti is a NYT Best-selling author, columnist and leading voice in the pro-choice movement.

  • Founder of Abortion, Every Day
  • NYT best-selling author of Sex Object, The Purity Myth & more
  • “One of the most successful and visible feminists of her generation.” – The Washington Post
  • Named one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women by The Guardian
  • Writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian, Ms. Magazine, and more

Topics Include: Abortion Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Objectification, Rise of Feminism, The various ways women’s issues are a defining conversation in today’s political climate


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…absolutely incredible.

- Georgetown University

“Jessica was great!! We had an amazing turnout and her talk has already gotten some ideas flowing about a new approach to feminism on campus. I couldn't have asked for a better better speaker!’

- Amherst College

"Jessica is a powerful speaker who connects in an extraordinary way with college students. What a gift! Thanks for sharing her with us for a day!"

- Eckerd College

“We had high expectations for Jessica Valenti and she far exceeded those expectations. This was easily one of the most successful programs the Women's Center has had at Duke.”

- Duke University