Jennifer Arice White is a health equity partnerships manager at the American Heart Association, where she focuses on ensuring that communities of color and low-income communities, disproportionately impacted by obesity, are represented and resourced across the Voices for Healthy Kids initiative. In 2011, Ms. White received an opportunity through the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Training Grant to work on the Practices to Reduce Infant Mortality through Equity (PRIME) Project at the Michigan Department of Community Health in the Bureau of Family, Maternal and Child Health. This project allowed her to explore the role of institutional racism and infant health outcomes. Ms. White was also selected as a Wendy Klag Memorial Scholar with the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities to develop a needs assessment and report exploring the developmental disabilities system from the perspective of consumers, advocates, parents, and community members. Ms. White previously worked at the Michigan Public Health Institute in the Center for Data Management and Translational Research and the W.K. Kellogg Food and Fitness Initiative at Michigan State University. She has previous legislative experience with U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) and State of Michigan Senator Nancy Cassis (R-15th Senate District). Most recently she was the manager of health programs & partnerships at the NAACP National Office in Baltimore, MD. In her previous role, she co-led the Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action of The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative Initiative in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. Ms. White earned her bachelor of arts in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy and Social Relations & Policy from James Madison College and the Honors College at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. She earned her master of science in public health degree in Reproductive, Perinatal & Women’s Health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD.