Currently, Renee works at the Senior Public Affairs Manager at the National Network of Abortion Funds where she manages We Testify, a leadership program dedicated to increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere, particularly at the intersections of race, class, and gender identity, and shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing abortion care. Renee also serves on the board of directors for NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Renee earned her Bachelor’s degree in economics and sociology from Northeastern Illinois University and Master’s degree in public administration from Cornell University. While at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, she served as Digital Editor for the Cornell Policy Review and Communications Chair for Women in Public Policy.
Previously, Renee has worked at the Sea Change Program, Reproductive Health Technologies Project, the Wikimedia Foundation (the nonprofit that runs Wikipedia), Gender and Sexualities Alliance Network (formerly Gay-Straight Alliance Network), Bay Area Doula Project, and Public Allies (an AmeriCorps program). She has served as the board chair for Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and a selection committee member for Peace First’s inaugural Peace First Prize for youth leaders.