Jalisa Whitley

Jalisa Whitley

Senior Program Manager

Jalisa Whitley is Senior Program Manager at the National Collaborative for Health Equity. In this role, Jalisa manages a partnership with the American Public Health Association and the de Beaumont Foundation to identify a set of policies and practices that can be implemented by cities to address racism and reduce health inequities. She also assists with program design, leader-led engagement, and evaluation for the Culture of Health Leaders program. Ms. Whitley has been active in the nonprofit community as a professional, board member, and volunteer for over 10 years. Her work has included program management, philanthropic advisory and evaluation for large, small and volunteer-run nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in a wide array of mission areas including education, human services, and health. Jalisa is passionate about connecting communities to opportunities to elevate their impact, co-create solutions, and implement sustainable change.

A native of Geneva, New York, Jalisa received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology and Public Policy from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a Masters of Public Policy in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Resume available here.