Positive Women's Network - USA
Olivia Ford is the Communications Director at Positive Women’s Network – USA, a national membership body of women living with HIV working to prepare and involve all women living with HIV, in all our diversity, including gender identity and sexual expression, in all levels of policy and decision-making to improve the quality of women’s lives. She comes to PWN – USA from TheBody.com, a comprehensive Web-based HIV news, information and support resource. In this capacity she wrote articles, developed materials, interviewed and moderated discussions with HIV advocates, professionals and other community members on such topics as the intersections of trauma, gender-based violence and HIV; health care access in transgender communities; familial homophobia and HIV risk; the rollout of PrEP for U.S. women; immigration and HIV; criminalization and stigma; as well as many aspects of becoming a parent while living with HIV. She is based in Brooklyn, New York.