President and CEO, Woodhull Freedom Foundation
Topics of Expertise:
Aging / Cohabitation, Committed Relationships & Marriage / Economic Inequality / Feminism & Families / Fertility,Reproduction & Sexual Health / Gender & Sexuality / LGBTQ Partnering & Families / Marriage & Divorce / Sexual Abuse & Misconduct / Step-Families / Work & Family
Ricci Levy has been engaged in sexual freedom activism for several decades. After a successful career in corporate America Ms. Levy helped found the Woodhull Freedom Foundation, an organization whose mission is to affirm sexual freedom as a fundamental human right, focused on sexual, gender and family diversity. As the President of both the Foundation and the Federation, she has been instrumental in Woodhull’s growing leadership in the sexual freedom movement, including recognition by Proclamation in Washington, DC as the nation’s leading sexual freedom and human rights organization.
Ricci has testified before Congress and has shared the mission of Woodhull in the media, at conferences and in dialogs with legislators and decision makers all over the country.
Woodhull’s Family Matters Project was launched by Levy at the 2012 Sexual Freedom Summit. The project, based on United States recognition of the human right to family, establishes those rights, respect and recognition of for all families by working to raise public awareness of family diversity. Elements of the project include research, education and the drafting and promotion of model policies and legislation preventing discrimination based on family form.