14th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Bridging Generations : Thinking ahead while always being informed by the past

Hannabah Blue

Hannabah Blue is Diné (Navajo), originally from Kirtland, New Mexico. Her clans are the Red Bottom Clan, born for Bilagaana (Anglo), her maternal grandparents' clan is the Tangle People Clan, and her paternal grandparents are also Bilagaana. Hannabah has a breadth of experience working on sexual and reproductive health, particularly working with People of Color, LGBTQ+ populations and youth. Currently, as a Consultant with John Snow, Inc., she provides technical assistance nationwide on various public health projects, including as a Capacity Building Assistance Specialist for the CBA@JSI HIV Prevention Program, where she has worked on training and materials addressing HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. She currently serves on the American Indian/Alaska Native Community Advisory Panel for NMAC. She also worked on the What Works in Youth HIV project. Previously, she served as the Public Health Services Project Manager at the American Indian Public Health Resource Center at North Dakota State University and as a Capacity Building Assistance Specialist at the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center. She has an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism, and Gender and Sexuality Studies from New York University, and a Maternal and Child Health Graduate Certificate focusing on Native women through the University of Arizona. She earned a Master of Science degree from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, with concentrations in women, gender, and maternal and child health.