Jenny Liu started working in the HIV/AIDS field in 2011 as a Peace Corps Community Health Promoter Volunteer in the Sub-Saharan African country of Mozambique. She worked within a five year USAID/PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment initiative targeting orphans and vulnerable children and people living with HIV/AIDS. Throughout her 2 years of service, she provided technical assistance to the local faith-based organizations in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention and Home-Based Care. She is experienced in facilitating health education trainings and working closely with community health workers and peer educators in HIV prevention and health promotion.
Prior to joining APLA, she was managing the implementation of the social marketing stress campaign for Pro Mujer International in Peru. Her diverse experience motivates her interest and passion for continuing her work with the under-served population in order to bridge the gap of health inequities. She is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese. Ms. Liu received a master's degree in public health from Columbia University and undergraduate degree in Art History and Spanish from UCI. As a Capacity Building Assistance Advisor, she is responsible for providing technical assistance, trainings, and information transfer to health departments across the country.