Our people April WallaceEquity Strategy
April Wallace is the health equity partnership manager for Voices for Healthy Kids. As a public health professional and passionate advocate, her work is dedicated to understanding the root causes of inequities and working to ensure the most socio-economically disadvantaged communities are represented and resourced across the initiative.
Prior to joining Voices for Healthy Kids, she was the program lead for the Million Hearts Collaboration and developed partnerships with health organizations and community partners to support regional cardiovascular health programs. Her experience also includes leading diverse work groups, along with developing and implementing health education and promotion programs to improve health in communities nationwide.
April is an alumna of Howard University, holding a Bachelor of Science in health sciences and master’s degree in healthcare administration and education. She is committed to advancing equity and civil rights for people of marginalized populations. A native Detroiter, she is passionate about engaging communities to build collective power and improve health outcomes.
As a self-proclaimed yogi and self-help enthusiast, April is always seeking inspiration and cultural immersion through her love for travel, performing arts and listening to audiobooks and podcasts. She is deeply connected to her village of family and friends in her second home of Prince George’s County, Maryland, where she now resides with her husband and son.