Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President of the Black Women’s Health Imperative

Linda Goler Blount, MPH, is the President of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, the leading national organization focused on Black women and girl’s emotional, physical and financial health and wellness. Since joining the organization in 2014, Ms. Goler Blount has overseen more than $25 million invested in Black women and research to prevent chronic disease and HIV, ensure reproductive justice and healthy maternal outcomes, and advocate for provider accountability and health promoting policies. Ms. Goler Blount, an epidemiologist, edited IndexUS, the first research on Black women’s health based on healthy Black women. Her career includes successful tenures at CDC, the Coca-Cola Company and consulting with health ministries in countries in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.