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Jennifer Baumgardner

Writer, Activist, Filmmaker & Lecturer

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Jennifer Baumgardner Biography

Jennifer Baumgardner is a writer, activist, filmmaker, and lecturer. She is the co-founder of Soapbox, Inc., a speakers' bureau; the co-creator of Feminist Camp. the editor in chief of the Women's Review of Books and the publisher of Dottir, an independent feminist press.

After five years as an editor at the feminist magazine, Ms. (1993-1997), Baumgardner became a writer for many venues including: Harper’s, The Nation, commentaries for NPR’s All Things Considered, Real Simple, Glamour, Redbook, Babble, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, and Elle.

She is producer of the award-winning documentary I Had an Abortion (2005) and the producer and director of It Was Rape (2013).

As a speaker, she has keynoted at more than 300 universities, organizations, and conferences, including the National Coalition of Abortion Providers, Amherst College, and Take Back The Night UW-Madison, to name a few. From 2008-2012, she was Writer-in-Residence at The New School, where she taught non fiction workshops. From 2013-2017, she was the Executive Director/Publisher at The Feminist Press at CUNY, the longest running women's publisher in the world.

Baumgardner is the author/co-author of six books: "Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics" (FSG, 2007, a Lambda finalist), "Abortion & Life" (Akashic, 2008), and the essay collection "F ‘em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls" (Seal, 2011), as well as two best-selling books about feminism written with Amy Richards—Manifesta: "Young Women, Feminism, and the Future" (FSG, 2000) and "Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism" (FSG, 2005). She is the co-editor, with Madeleine Kunin, of "We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality."

Among other honors, she is a Jezebel 25, a Feminist Press 40 Under 40, and a recipient of the Stand Up for Reproductive Justice Award from the Feminist Women's Health Center of Atlanta. The Commonwealth Club of California honored her in their centennial year as a “Visionary for the 21st Century,” commenting that “in her role as author and activist, [Jennifer has] permanently changed the way people think about feminism…and will shape the next 100 years of politics and culture.”

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Baumgardner lives in New York City with her husband, two sons, and two Abyssinian cats.

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F 'em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls

F 'em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls

Manifesta [10th Anniversary Edition]: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Manifesta [10th Anniversary Edition]: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Abortion & Life

Abortion & Life

Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics

Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics

Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism

Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism

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    Speaking fees for Jennifer Baumgardner, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Jennifer Baumgardner charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jennifer Baumgardner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Jennifer Baumgardner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Baumgardner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jennifer Baumgardner for your next private or corporate function.
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Jennifer Baumgardner Biography

Jennifer Baumgardner is a writer, activist, filmmaker, and lecturer. She is the co-founder of Soapbox, Inc., a speakers' bureau; the co-creator of Feminist Camp. the editor in chief of the Women's Review of Books and the publisher of Dottir, an independent feminist press.

After five years as an editor at the feminist magazine, Ms. (1993-1997), Baumgardner became a writer for many venues including: Harper’s, The Nation, commentaries for NPR’s All Things Considered, Real Simple, Glamour, Redbook, Babble, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, and Elle.

She is producer of the award-winning documentary I Had an Abortion (2005) and the producer and director of It Was Rape (2013).

As a speaker, she has keynoted at more than 300 universities, organizations, and conferences, including the National Coalition of Abortion Providers, Amherst College, and Take Back The Night UW-Madison, to name a few. From 2008-2012, she was Writer-in-Residence at The New School, where she taught non fiction workshops. From 2013-2017, she was the Executive Director/Publisher at The Feminist Press at CUNY, the longest running women's publisher in the world.

Baumgardner is the author/co-author of six books: "Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics" (FSG, 2007, a Lambda finalist), "Abortion & Life" (Akashic, 2008), and the essay collection "F ‘em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls" (Seal, 2011), as well as two best-selling books about feminism written with Amy Richards—Manifesta: "Young Women, Feminism, and the Future" (FSG, 2000) and "Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism" (FSG, 2005). She is the co-editor, with Madeleine Kunin, of "We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality."

Among other honors, she is a Jezebel 25, a Feminist Press 40 Under 40, and a recipient of the Stand Up for Reproductive Justice Award from the Feminist Women's Health Center of Atlanta. The Commonwealth Club of California honored her in their centennial year as a “Visionary for the 21st Century,” commenting that “in her role as author and activist, [Jennifer has] permanently changed the way people think about feminism…and will shape the next 100 years of politics and culture.”

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Baumgardner lives in New York City with her husband, two sons, and two Abyssinian cats.

Jennifer Baumgardner Videos

  • A Conversation with Jennifer Baumgardner Queer Book Club January 2023
    Happy New Year Everyone! Kicking off our January Queer Book Club is Author Jennifer Baumgardner. We talk about her writing process on her book...
  • Jennifer Baumgardner and Chari Caputo - Editor's Note Nov/Dec ...
    Women's Review of Books November - December 2021: Editor's Note with Jennifer Baumgardner and Chari Caputo.
  • How Writer Jennifer Baumgardner Is Talking About Women's Issues Differently
    Jennifer Baumgardner has always been into feminism. The founder of Dottir Press, a feminist-minded publishing house, says growing up with a mother...

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  • How to book Jennifer Baumgardner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennifer Baumgardner for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jennifer Baumgardner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jennifer Baumgardner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jennifer Baumgardner?

    Speaking fees for Jennifer Baumgardner, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Jennifer Baumgardner charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jennifer Baumgardner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jennifer Baumgardner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Baumgardner for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jennifer Baumgardner for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jennifer Baumgardner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennifer Baumgardner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jennifer Baumgardner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jennifer Baumgardner for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jennifer Baumgardner generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rebecca Walker, Kathy Najimy, Deja Foxx, Loretta Ross and Heather Booth. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jennifer Baumgardner for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jennifer Baumgardner Speaker Videos

  • A Conversation with Jennifer Baumgardner Queer Book Club January 2023
    Happy New Year Everyone! Kicking off our January Queer Book Club is Author Jennifer Baumgardner. We talk about her writing process on her book Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics, her coming out...
    Jennifer Baumgardner and Chari Caputo - Editor's Note Nov/Dec ...
    Women's Review of Books November - December 2021: Editor's Note with Jennifer Baumgardner and Chari Caputo.
  • How Writer Jennifer Baumgardner Is Talking About Women's Issues Differently
    Jennifer Baumgardner has always been into feminism. The founder of Dottir Press, a feminist-minded publishing house, says growing up with a mother who openly questioned patriarchal views helped her...

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If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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