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Ambassadors are well-known individuals in entertainment, sports, business, the HIV and AIDS community, and other industries who voluntarily help the Office on Women's Health (OWH) shed light on HIV and AIDS and its impact on women and girls. Ambassadors engage in promotional activities, such as social media outreach and interviews for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Please note: The Office on Women's Health does not endorse or promote Ambassadors who participate in activities in connection with National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day or the products or services of the individuals or promoted by the individuals. In addition, an Ambassador's support of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day does not represent affiliation with the Office or HHS.
Shan Boodram, 31, is a sexologist, author, and YouTuber known as the go-to voice for millennials.
The most frightening disease out there is misinformation. It's highly contagious and potentially lethal — we need to arm ourselves with the truth about HIV and AIDS.
Ashley Innes, 33, is a well-known HIV advocate, with a special interest in empowering African American and LGBT communities.
I want women and girls to take control of their sexual health. Be strong and be healthy. HIV positive or negative, Empower Yourself to Protect Yourself.
Mina K., 15, is a blogger and youth advocate who fights against HIV stigma.
I want all people, especially other teens and young adults, to know the real facts about HIV.
Maria Mejia, 43, is an international advocate, speaker, and author.
As a 28-year survivor of HIV/AIDS, I want to let people know that there is hope and diagnosis is not the end! You can save your life, and other people’s lives, by taking your medication.
Danni Starr, 32, is a national media personality, mom, and women's health advocate.
As a mother of two, I will teach my daughters to embrace their sexuality, and to ALWAYS make safety their number one priority. The best sex is safe sex.
Donna Wilkinson, 41, is a football player, Gold medalist, and women's health advocate.
Taking responsibility for one's own health and having the discipline to follow through is one of the most powerful and valuable traits a person can have.
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Content last reviewed: December 29, 2016.