Valerie Tarico, PhD, is a fellow with Sightline Institute. As a psychologist and author, she researches and writes on reproductive empowerment, gender roles, religious fundamentalism, and the intersection of all three.

Valerie cofounded the Progress Alliance of Washington, a donor collective that fosters data-driven policies in Washington State; and Resilient Generation, a Seattle advocacy hub focused on improving birth timing and intentional parenthood. Her articles, available at, have appeared in numerous publications, including Huffington Post, Jezebel, Salon, AlterNet, and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.
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