Cynthia Gutierrez (she/ella) is an award winning first-generation Nicaraguan Salvadoran reproductive justice organizer, full spectrum doula, cultural strategist, writer, and public speaker. Her work looks at the intersection of reproductive justice, the criminal injustice system, disability justice, and environmental justice. She is currently the program manager for the University of California San Francisco Hub of Positive Reproductive and Sexual Health (HIVE) and Team Lily programs. Cynthia is a proud abortion storyteller with We Testify. She is on the Board of Directors for ACCESS Reproductive Justice, the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom, and Women’s Voices for the Earth. Her work can be found on her website She has a Bachelors in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Cynthia is originally from San Francisco’s Excelsior District and now resides in East Oakland with her husband and son.

For those seeking an abortion or who are looking to donate and support an abortion fund, visit the links below.

National Advocates for Pregnant Women

We Testify

Black Millennials 4 Flint

Abortion Funds org

Access RJ

Sister Song

California Latinas

Protect Abortion CA