Across America, but particularly in the South, abortion clinics are in a fight for their existence. Since 2010, legislators across America vowing to make their states "abortion free" have introduced hundreds of anti-choice bills. Caught in the political quagmire are millions of women of reproductive age, many of them poor and uninsured. Their only hope? The men and women fighting to fulfill the protections guaranteed by Roe v. Wade.


Diane L. Max has a long-standing commitment to advancing reproductive health and rights and has served as Board Chair at Planned Parenthood of New York City since June 2010. She is also a member of the national Board of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Her professional career was in entertainment marketing, where she was the Director of Programming at CBS/Sony Direct Marketing and the Director of Creative Services at MGM/UA Home Entertainment. She has brought her interest in film to the philanthropic work she has done since "retiring" to raise her family over 20 years ago. In 2014, Diane resumed her professional interest in film, with a focus on social impact filmmaking. She was Executive Producer of After Tiller, for which she received an Emmy Award for Best Documentary.  Diane graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California at Irvine.  She lives in New York City and is married to Adam E. Max. They three children ages 16, 21 and 23.


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