Jacqueline Buckingham is a philanthropist and activist for women's rights.

Founder of The Women's Intimate and Sexual Health Foundation, she is committed to stamping out stigmas by producing media that matters.

As CEO of Huge Pussy, her mission is to support reproductive rights through activist products.

The Executive Producer and Host of Cliterology, an anthem award-winning podcast, she is focussed on opening the conversation about women's sexual health to close the gender gap in healthcare.

Writer and director of feminist films including The Box and the upcoming Pussy Papers to support reproductive rights, Jacqueline's work and vision for a better world involves amplifying medical expertise, increasing gender equality, and using the word pussy as a compliment.

A Texan described as having “never played by anyone else’s rules” by W Magazine, and an outspoken voice for the rights of women. Her greatest honor is being the mother of her two children: Chase, a photographer and graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and Devon, an aspiring molecular biologist and senior at The Girls Academic Leadership Academy, and rising Global Scholar at Northeastern University.

Early Life and Experiences

First lady to leading cultural institutions such as The Art Gallery of Ontario, The Dallas Museum of Art, and The Whitney Museum of American Art, she raised millions of dollars and played pivotal roles throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including serving as Chairwoman for the Venice Biennale on behalf of the United States.

A style guru featured for her unique approach to couture and ready-to-wear in Harpers Bazaar, Town & Country, and Women's Wear Daily, Jacqueline became an art and style advisor to New York socialites and Hollywood actresses and eventually founded Style Meets Life to help all women achieve style with a purpose. Partnering with Nordstrom, Macy’s, J. Crew, Gap Inc., Cole Haan, and Simon Malls, Jacqueline authored an accompanying column and web series.

An actress known for portraying couture-clad heiresses and stylish villains on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX, Jacqueline has been in over a dozen feature films, was a regular on Late Night with David Letterman, and played leading roles on Law & Order, As the World Turns, Corpus Callosum, and in Amazon’s first film, Portrait.

A mother committed to raising her children as global citizens, Jacqueline wrote and produced a pro-bono documentary film for AMPATH’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children Program in Kenya with her son and taught a year-long global school curriculum throughout Australasia for her daughter. 

Founder of Photos for Health, Jacqueline merged art and health to create the first user-generated photography collections for palliative care. Photos for Health earned national recognition for the research-based art programs installed in over 2 million square feet of healthcare space at The Indiana University School of Medicine, The Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, The Riley Hospital for Children, Methodist Hospital, and Indiana University Health headquarters.

A 500 hour trained yoga instructor, Jacqueline studied meditation with Deepak Chopra and Co-Founded The Wellness Center in Dallas Texas to offer daily, weekly, and monthly opportunities to improve one’s mental and physical health. A joint venture with the Crow Collection of Asian Art to blend Eastern wisdom with Western science, Ms. Buckingham designed a year-long prorgam for the community in Downtown Dallas.

The pro-bono Director of Development for the board at the Girls Academic Leadership Academy in Los Angeles, former trustee for the Visual Art and Design Academy at Santa Barbara High School, and Honorary Chair for Dress for Success, Jacqueline supports organizations that support women.