Andrea (Andi) Friedman, is a nationally recognized leader in reproductive rights. She manages a high-level team working to change the narrative on abortion and is a leading thinker and strategist in the field. She previously served as Director of Reproductive Health at the National Partnership for Women & Families. Prior to joining the National Partnership she served as Foreign Policy Advisor to the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) where she covered foreign aid, military and veterans affairs and trade as well as staffing the Senator on the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Sub-committee and preparing the Senator for committee meetings and media appearances. She has also worked internationally as a human rights lawyer, serving as Vice President of the Global Justice Center and leading trainings around the globe on women's rights and international law. She began her career as one of the first staff of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government where she promoted research and programming on women and policy and helped launch the Women Waging Peace Network. She is a regular speaker on abortion access and women's rights.
She has a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA summa cum laude from Tufts University where she served as student body President and commencement speaker. She was a Wexner Fellow (2017—2019) and a New Leaders Council Fellow (2015) is currently on the Board of Directors of Personal PAC and the Midwest Access Project.