Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt is renowned activist, speaker and author on women’s rights, power and leadership. She is co-founder of Take The Lead, a groundbreaking initiative to achieve leadership gender parity by 2025.

Gloria’s most recent book, “No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power,” includes practical tips and tools to help women embrace their power to lead with intention and live unlimited lives.

A teen mom from rural Texas who rose to president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Gloria led the charge to get contraceptives covered by insurance and grew the organization’s services and political clout exponentially. Vanity Fair named Gloria to its Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders and Trailblazers.

Frequently quoted and published by national media, her website,, features her Heartfeldt blog. She teaches “Women, Power and Leadership” at Arizona State University and spends too much time on social media.