Marching Toward Coverage: How Women Can Lead the Fight for Universal Healthcare

Available in stores March 3, 2020

© Sheridan Kahmann

Women can no longer sit back and watch as politicians dismantle the health care reforms made possible by the Affordable Care Act. Instead, we need to move past the current political polarization, and continue to march toward health care for all.

With 28 million Americans uninsured, and millions more who can’t afford their coverage, I’ve been asking myself the fundamental question: Can we, as a nation, do better? I believe we can and will—once women begin to engage collectively around this topic. I felt called to write this book and to do it in a way that brings a feminist lens to the universal healthcare debate. I want to empower more women to engage in that debate. My goal is to simplify complex policy ideas about making change in the healthcare coverage system into an approachable and engaging framework. I combine a personal perspective on health care issues with my professional perspective on health policy. I draw on my experience as a policy expert, strategist, and implementer, as well as a mother, daughter and friend who has faced some challenging health issues. I offer no easy panacea, but instead suggest a pragmatic path forward, one that recognizes health care as a fundamental human right, factors in the role of social determinants, and ensures coverage for all.

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Book Launch


  • NEEBC: Women in Benefits Luncheon

    February 13, 2020
    Open to NEEBC members only

  • Stanford Event

    February 26, 2020, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

    How Women Can Lead Healthcare Reform

    Sponsored by The Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford in Government, Stanford Womxn In Law & Stanford Women in Politics

    Public event. Come say hi!

  • Women’s Group: Berkshires

    March 1, 2020
    Open to Women’s Group only

  • Book Launch Party

    March 2, 2020, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

    Porter Square Books
    25 White St. Cambridge, MA
    Public Event. Come say hi!

  • HealthWorks Fitness

    March 7, 2020, 8:30am – 12:00pm

    35 White St. Cambridge, MA 02138

    Public Event. Come say hi!

  • Cambridge Public Library

    March 16, 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Main Library

    Women Leading the Way in Healthcare

    Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02138

    Open to the public. Come say hi.

  • Women Business Leaders: Women Leading Healthcare Summit

    A Look into the Crystal Ball: The 2020 Election’s Impact

    March 18-19, 2020 Amelia Island, FL
    Open to WBL only

  • Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe

    March 23, 2020, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    1517 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
    Open to the public. Come say hi!

  • Harvard Kennedy School

    March 26, 2020, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

    79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 0213
    Open to the public. Come say hi!

  • Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus

    March 31, 2020
    Open to MWPC only

  • Cabrillo-Diego American Association of University Women

    May 16, 2020
    Open to the public. Come say hi! More details to come soon

  • Boston University School of Public Health

    October 21, 2020
    Open to the public. Come say hi! More details to come soon

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