Meet The BlackDoctor.org 2015 “Champions of Change”

The greatest advancements in healthcare don’t only happen in a lab or the doctor’s office. They also happen on the front lines in neighborhoods, classrooms and within organizations that bring health and wellness directly to the people who need the knowledge most.

As part of  the BlackDoctor.org 2nd Annual Top Blacks in Healthcare Awards Gala, BlackDoctor.org recognizes the accomplishments of the 13 individuals who are our 2015 “Champions of Change” honorees.

Read on to learn more about these selfless change agents and their organizations.

Congratulations, Champions!

 

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Luvvie Ajayi
Co-Founder/Executive Director, The Red Pump Project

Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning writer, humorist and digital strategist who believes in using the power of technology for social change.

A ten-year blogging veteran, she is the voice behind Awesomely Luvvie, covering everything pop culture – from TV, movies and technology to social issues and life’s random adventures. She is also the Executive Director of The Red Pump Project, a national nonprofit that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls using red shoes as a symbol of empowerment.