Bianca Mayes

Associate Director of Health Equity , Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Location New York metro area

Pronouns she/her

Email address [email protected]

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Biographical information

Bianca Chanel Mayes is a health educator, professor, disruptor, healer, and womanist. As a Certified Health Education Specialist, Bianca realized her leadership and advocacy skills could be utilized to help marginalized communities like her own! She is the current Associate Director, Health Equity at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Bianca received a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Education from Montclair State University. She completed her undergraduate education at William Paterson University of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She maintains her love of education as a professor at Monmouth University in the Health and Physical Education Department of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Through the university, Bianca is a member of the Program and Gender and Intersectionality Studies and the LGBT+ Older Adult Project Steering Committee. She currently co-chairs the Issues Committee of New Jersey HIV/AIDS Planning Group, an initiative formed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of HIV, STD, and TB Services. Bianca also provides facilitated workshops to the health and wellness of marginalized communities. In 2019, Bianca was recognized on New Jersey’s Insider’s LGBT Powerlist for her contributions towards LGBTQ health equity.