Jill Filipovic


Jill Filipovic is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist, lawyer, and the author of The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness. A contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, she is also a weekly columnist for CNN and a current New America Future of War fellow. Formerly a columnist for the Guardian and Cosmopolitan.com’s senior political writer, her work on law, politics, gender and foreign affairs has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, TIME, Vice, Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, and others. A winner of a Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for her global health reporting and two Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award for political commentary, she is also a 2018 Frederick Douglass 200 honoree for her writing on women's rights. She was a UN Foundation Fellow in Malawi and Indonesia and an International Reporting Project fellow in Brazil and India. She is also a 2018 European Journalism Centre global health reporting grantee. Jill Filipovic is a 2019 Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas grantee. Her and Nicole Sobecki's work will focus on the impacts of Honduras' abortion and emergency contraception ban.