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Kelly Davis

Executive Director
New Voices for Reproductive Justice

Kelly Davis, MPA is the Executive Director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, a nonprofit devoted to the health and wellbeing of Black women, girls, and gender-expansive folks through voter engagement, leadership development, and community organizing. Before New Voices, Kelly served in leadership roles at the National Birth Equity Collaborative and the NYC Health Department. While in NYC, she catalyzed NYC’s first HIV public awareness campaign totally focused on women and served as one of the founding members of the Center for Health Equity. She also served as the inaugural Director of the Equity and Innovation Unit within the Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, where she spearheaded planning, implementation, and oversight of a severe maternal morbidity/maternal mortality initiative supporting 14 maternity hospitals in a long-term institutional transformation process that addresses structural racism, bias, resilience, and trauma-informed care. She also is the Co-Founder and Chief Equity Officer of KINSHIFT, a boutique consulting firm that supports healthcare and public health transformation through evidence-based practices rooted in actionable principles of trauma-and-resilience-informed care and anti-racism. Kelly holds a Bachelors degree from Princeton University, where her senior thesis explored how Black women and Latinas experienced contraception in the 20th Century and a MPA degree from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

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