Famika Edmond is a Community Outreach Specialist for the HIV/STI Prevention Division of the Detroit Health Department. She supports community program development and builds awareness for HIV/STI prevention services through the Detroit Health Department. Before starting a career in HIV/STD prevention, Edmond spent four years as a Complex Case Manager Assistant at University of Michigan’s Population Health Program. She is an active member of the Southeastern Michigan HIV/AIDS Council (SEMHAC) and Michigan HIV/AIDS Council (MHAC) Co-Chair for the Policy Advocacy standing committee. She also facilitates workshops that encompass empowerment and resilience for Black females. Edmond attended Eastern Michigan University, where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration. She has also earned her Master’s in Health Administration from Walden University and will be returning for a PhD in Health Services – Public Health Policy in the Spring 2019.