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Faye Wattleton (b. 1943) was the President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1978 to 1992. She was the first African American and the youngest person to ever hold the position, as well as the first woman since the founder of the organization, Margaret Sanger.

She specialized in nursing and joined Planned Parenthood in 1967. During her leadership, she was crucial in increasing the range of health services offered by the organization and becoming more politically engaged. She was also a co-founder of the Center for the Advancement of Women, and of the African American Women for Reproductive Freedom.