La’Tasha D. Mayes

Senior Leadership Fellow

Portrait ofSenior Leadership Fellow

La’Tasha D. Mayes, MSPPM is a nationally recognized leader in the field of Reproductive Justice, Human Rights and leadership development for Black women and girls. La’Tasha is the President & CEO of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, a multi-state organization dedicated to the health and well-being of Black women, femmes and girls headquartered in Pittsburgh with offices in Philadelphia and Cleveland. 

La’Tasha is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and she earned her Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. La’Tasha serves on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Groundswell Fund. 

La’Tasha has been published in the books, Reproductive Justice: An Introduction and Radical Reproductive Justice, she has been honored with numerous awards and has also been featured in Bustle, Colorlines, Ebony, Essence, Time, Rewire and Slate. La’Tasha is a passionate Reproductive Justice activist, native of West Philadelphia and believes in the indefatigable spirit of women.