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President of the Human Rights Campaign
Kelley Robinson is the president of the Human Rights Campaign, a formidable force with more than 3 million active members and supporters, more than 200 dedicated staff, and tens of thousands of volunteers across the country. She holds the distinction of being the first Black, queer woman to lead the largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization in the United States. Before taking the helm at the Human Rights Campaign, Robinson served as the executive director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, where she fought tirelessly for reproductive rights and demonstrated a deep commitment to defending the rights of all individuals. With a wealth of experience spanning more than 15 years in campaign organizing, community building, and coalition building, Robinson brings a rich history of advocacy work to the fight for LGBTQ+ equality. Her dedication to fighting injustice for society’s most underserved populations has been a driving force throughout her career. Robinson is not only a passionate advocate but also a proud wife and mother. Alongside her wife, Becky, they proudly call Washington, DC, their home.