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Ellen Liu is a feminist, human rights activist, and writer. Born in New York City to Taiwanese immigrants, she is passionate about building movements to create a safer, more just world for women and girls. Ellen has deep professional expertise and lived experience in the reproductive justice movement and has been involved in philanthropic efforts to support reproductive freedom, human rights, and health equity for over two decades. She is an end-of-life doula in training through INELDA, as well as an abortion, pregnancy loss, and infertility peer support counselor. As an intersectional feminist, Ellen strives to use her voice and power to amplify and unite the often invisible stories of health inequity and injustice. She is currently writing a memoir on reproductive justice and her experiences surviving birth, death, and the multiple losses in between. At Ms. Foundation for Women, Ellen directs funding and resources to frontline grassroots organizations and leaders fighting for reproductive justice, birth justice, economic justice, safety from violence and criminalization and pushing the boundaries of our status quo society to end systemic racism and gender discrimination. Previously, Ellen was a grantmaker at the Open Society Foundations Public Health Program. She currently sits on the Board of Funders for Reproductive Equity, the Brush Foundation and is a member of the Asian Women Giving Circle. Ellen lives in the Washington DC area with her husband and young son and enjoys hiking in Great Falls National Park.