Willy Wilkinson


Willy Wilkinson, MPH is an award-winning writer and public health consultant who has pioneered social and public health access since the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. A dynamic and engaging speaker who is recognized widely for his expertise in transgender issues, he has trained and advised close to 300 organizations, businesses, and educational institutions on how to provide equal access for LGBT populations. He is currently providing LGBT training nationwide for navigators enrolling people for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a project of Out2Enroll and Center for American Progress, in partnership with the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services. Willy is the recipient of a National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association excellence in writing award; his memoir Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency is forthcoming. Connect at www.willywilkinson.com.