Ms. Zimmer was the Deputy Director for Public Policy at the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association and Public Policy and Communications Director at OWL – The Voice of Midlife and Older Women; she also worked on a range of issues including health care for Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI). Ms. Zimmer holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s Degree from The Johns Hopkins University. She lives with her husband in Silver Spring, Maryland.