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Linda Goler Blount      

President & CEO of Black Women's Health Imperative

Linda Goler Blount is the President and CEO of Black Women's Health Imperative. Her leadership has seen over $20 million invested in Black women's health and research. Her illustrious career boasts successful tenures at global conglomerate The Coca-Cola Company and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, Linda has been a valuable consultant to government ministries across the globe, including Germany, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Renowned for her expertise, Linda is a prominent member of the American Public Health Association and the National Association of Health Services Executives. Her commitment to public health extends to her responsibilities as an officer on the Creating Healthier Communities Board of Directors and her role on the University of Michigan School of Public Health Summer Enrichment Program Board.

With a Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Operations Research from Eastern Michigan University, Linda's academic credentials underscore her depth of knowledge. As a member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council, she has authored numerous articles on topics ranging from the characteristics needed in today's nonprofit leaders and common misconceptions holding nonprofits back to strategies to reduce employee and volunteer turnover at nonprofits. Linda's expertise in funding alternatives for nonprofits and forming corporate sponsorships further cements her status as an authority in the sector.


Black women are at the forefront of the fight against diabetes
By Linda Goler Blount, MPH, President and CEO, Black Women's Health Imperative. The cost of insulin is skyrocketing and people—especially...
Linda Goler-Blount On Why Black Women's Health Is Imperative
The president and CEO of Black Women's Health Imperative shares the importance of BWHI's past, present—and next 40 years into the future.

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