Jodi Magee is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Physicians for Reproductive Health (Physicians) and a cofounder, with Dr. Wendy Chavkin, of Global Doctors for Choice.
Under her leadership since 1995, Physicians has grown into a $5 million national advocacy organization with a team of 29 and programs in reproductive health policy, physician advocacy training, and medical education, as well as special initiatives. In 2010, Physicians was named one of 19 high-impact nonprofits in the reproductive health sector by Philanthropedia. As of December 2016, Physicians is Charity Navigator’s highest-ranked reproductive rights organization in the United States.
Prior to her leadership of Physicians for Reproductive Health, Ms. Magee created programs, directed staff, and raised funds for leading nonprofit organizations as both a staff member and a consultant. Her professional experience includes the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, Connecticut NARAL, and the Big Apple Circus. She has served on political campaigns, including the first city-wide abortion ballot initiative in Bristol, CT, and community boards. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Reproductive Health Access Project. Ms. Magee has a Master of Social Work degree (with a specialty in social policy) and a Bachelor of Social Work degree, both from Rutgers University.