Andrea Flynn

Twitter: @dreaflynn


Andrea Flynn is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, where she researches and writes about issues that impact women and families. She explores connections between reproductive health care and poverty, state-level restrictions to family planning and abortion, inequality and maternal mortality, and various economic policies that impact the economic security of women and families. In 2014 Andrea presented her paper – The Title X Factor: Why the Health of America’s Women Depends on More Funding for Family Planning – at a briefing for members of Congress and their staffs. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, Cosmopolitan, Salon, The Hill, and Women’s eNews. Andrea worked with the Open Society Foundations and the Namibia Women’s Health Network to examine human rights issues facing women living with HIV/AIDS and with the Council on Foreign Relations to propose greater investments in reproductive health care in U.S. foreign policy. Andrea also managed the Women Moving Millions campaign, an initiative that raised $190M for women’s foundations globally. She was a chosen participant in the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices training, the CoreAlign Generative Fellowship, and Civil Liberty and Public Policy’s New Leaders Networking Intiative. Andrea served on the board of directors of the Third Wave Foundation from 2007 until 2014, and currently serves on the organization’s Legacy Committee. Andrea received her MPA and MPH from Columbia University, and her BA in journalism and women’s studies from Syracuse University. You can follow Andrea on Twitter @dreaflynn.