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Dr. Jerrica Kirkley, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Plume Kiki Freedman, Co-founder and CEO, Hey Jane
In Conversation with Melissa Valentine, Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov 2.

Dr. Jerrica Kirkley is the chief medical officer and co-founder of Plume, a virtual healthcare center of excellence dedicated to the transgender community that provides gender-affirming medical care at the convenience of a smartphone. Kirkley has cared for thousands of gender-diverse individuals and has also been a recipient of gender-affirming care as a patient and trans woman herself. Her mission is to transform healthcare for all to make it more accessible, affordable and aligned with the needs of the individual to help folks live happy and healthy lives.

Kirkley completed medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her family medicine residency at the University of Colorado. She has taught widely on gender-affirming care across academic institutions and large clinic systems.


Kiki Freedman is the CEO and co-founder of Hey Jane, a virtual clinic offering telemedicine abortion care, which she founded while at Harvard Business School. Before co-founding Hey Jane, Freedman was an early employee at Uber, where her roles included launching Uber in Kenya, spearheading key operational initiatives on the company’s PRO team, and leading strategy and expansion for UberEats in the Middle East and Africa region. She started her career as an associate consultant at Bain & Co, and graduated magna cum laude from Washington University with double majors in economics and international development.


This appearance by Jerrica Kirkley and Kiki Freedman is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.

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Dr. Jerrica Kirkley

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Kiki Freedman

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 4:30 - 5:20 pm

Audience: General Public

Type of Event: Panel