Adrienne Kimmell is a political strategist and policy expert who has dedicated her career to empowering and advocating for women. A recognized expert on women in politics, her commentary has been included in national publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Politico, The Atlantic, USA Today, and Refinery29, among others.
As Executive Director, Adrienne leads the Political Office’s efforts to engage women in the political process and to support progressive, pro-choice, pro-equality women candidates and political organizations across the country. With experience on a broad range of national and local campaigns, Adrienne brings keen political and strategic insight to our work advancing women’s political equality.
A career advocate for reproductive justice, Adrienne served as the executive director of the Florida Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates and the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, where she led Planned Parenthood in advancing their public policy agenda through legislation, organizing, and electoral work.
Before her work in Florida, Adrienne managed state policy initiatives for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in Washington, DC, designing model laws and policies and developing legislative strategy to advance reproductive justice at the state and local level. In earlier work with the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Adrienne developed and implemented state and national political and electoral strategy. She began her career as a grassroots organizer and, later, a lobbyist for the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.
Adrienne holds a Bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University and a Master’s degree in public policy from Tufts University.