Jeanne Mancini was appointed to the role of President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund in the fall of 2012. In this capacity she proudly directs the small non-profit organization committed to restoring a culture of life in the United States, most notably through the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., held on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
Previously Jeanne worked with the Family Research Council (FRC), where she focused on issues related to the inherent dignity of the human person, including abortion, women’s health, and end-of-life issues. Prior to FRC Jeanne worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Office of the Secretary. Her federal government experience includes global health policy, as well as domestic and international health care issues. Before working in public policy, Jeanne worked for the Catholic Church in a variety of positions involving educating on life issues, human sexuality, marriage, and family.
Jeanne has made frequent media appearances including interviews on MSNBC, CNN, FOX, ABC, CBS, and others. Jeanne’s writings have appeared in The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, USA Today, the Washington Post and numerous others publications.
Jeanne holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from James Madison University and a Master’s degree in the theology of marriage and family from the Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Jeanne resides in northern Virginia with her husband, David.
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To see all op-eds and media quotes, see the March for Life Media page.
“Finally, basic conscience rights are restored with birth control mandate rollback, ” The Hill, October 20, 2017.
“People with Down syndrome are happy. Why are we trying to eliminate them?” The Washington Post, August 24, 2017
“Neil Gorsuch Will Strengthen the Fight Against Abortion Rights,” Time Magazine, March 20, 2017.
“The Business of Reproductive Control,” Townhall.com, October 8, 2016.
80 Percent Of Americans Support Limiting Abortion To The First Trimester,” The Federalist, October 5, 2016.
“Bending the Rules on All Things Abortion,” Townhall.com, July 8, 2016.
“Canonizing Mother Teresa for her exaltation of life,” Washington Times, September 1, 2016.
For all media interviews, please see the March for Life YouTube page.
Jeanne Mancini Profile in the Washington Post
“I believe that everybody has inherent human dignity, from conception to natural death. And each person has the right to live out their unique mission. I can’t think of a more important social justice cause.”