Media Contact

Media inquiries: 
Judy Norsigian, incoming chair, OBOS Board of Directors
judynorsigian [AT]
phone: 617-233-0062

For Surrogacy360 inquiries:
Ayesha Chatterjee, Program Manager, OBOS Global Initiative
ayesha [AT]
phone: 617-245-0200

Organization Name

Our Bodies Ourselves — no punctuation — is the name of the organization (formerly Boston Women’s Health Book Collective).

“Our Bodies, Ourselves” — with a comma after Bodies — is the name of the book.


  • Visit Publications for info on the most recent edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” and single-topic books.
  • Visit Global Projects to learn more about women’s groups that have translated or adapted “Our Bodies, Ourselves” for their own communities. As of 2016, the book has been reproduced in 30 languages, with more adaptations underway.
  • Visit the History section to learn more about OBOS’s founders and to view the original edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”


  • In April 2018, OBOS announced major changes to our organization. Please read this letter from Bonnie Shepard, the chair of the board of directors of Our Bodies Ourselves, for more information.