Courtney Chambers
Pronouns
She/Her/Hers
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
Texas Advocacy Director, Whole Woman's Health Alliance

Courtney Chambers, MPH is the Texas Advocacy Director for Whole Woman's Health Alliance, an abortion provider and advocacy organization. Courtney is originally from Midland, Texas, and has over 15 years of experience working in sexual and reproductive health care, education, and advocacy. She earned a bachelor's degree in Feminist Studies from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and a Master of Public Health from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. As part of her graduate program, she researched the efficacy of a newly implemented testosterone hormone therapy program at a feminist health center, as well as the experience of the trans men accessing that program. She lived in Chicago for over ten years while earning her MPH and worked in a wide variety of health care and health education settings. Before returning to Texas to advocate for abortion rights, she was the Regional Assistant Director at the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center, a federally-funded program based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as the Board Vice Chair at Chicago Women's Health Center, a feminist health collective. Courtney is committed to eradicating the stigma associated with accessing sexual and reproductive health care, especially the stigma associated with accessing abortion care. In her free time, Courtney loves to eat good food, read fiction, and to travel to far away places.