Biography

Kwajelyn Jackson currently serves as Executive Director at Feminist Women's Health Center (FWHC) in Atlanta, GA leading that entire organization's operations, the abortion clinic, civic engagement, education and outreach teams and. Since 2013 she has lead the expansion of FWHC's statewide and national impact, and significantly deepened community partnerships. Under Kwajelyn's leadership the community education and outreach work has had impactful successes including preventing new abortion restrictions in the legislature for 4 sessions, the launch of the Vuley Fellows program and solidifying ties to key funding partners. Has the optimistic vision and pragmatism needed to lead a multigenerational, multiracial reproductive health rights and justice organization in the South. Prior to joining FWHC, she spent three years as the Program Manager for WonderRoot Community Arts Center and eight years as a Credit Risk Manager with Wachovia Bank's Community Development Finance Group. A third generation graduate of Spelman College, Kwajelyn continues a family legacy of racial justice, anti-oppression and reproductive justice activism. She has a BA in economics and a MS in urban policy studies from the Andrew Young School of Public Policy at Georgia State University. A respected voice on reproductive justice movement building, Kwajelyn is often sought after on the national level. She sits on the board of directors for All-Options, Abortion Care Network, and Soul Food Cypher, the advisory board of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, and the steering committee of the Mife Coalition. Kwajelyn is interested in opportunities to use a reproductive justice lens to spark dialogue, transform perspectives, develop leaders, and cultivate change.