2019 National Healthcare Diversity ConferenceDiversity Transcending: Many Faces in the Mission of Inclusion
Mistress of Ceremonies
Kimberly Wilson is a seasoned media professional, entrepreneur and professor. Her work experience has included roles at ESSENCE, TheGrio, The Root, Black Enterprise, the NAACP Image Awards, the American Black Film Festival and Think Tank Digital. After serving communities of color for over a decade, she grew frustrated with the lack of access and opportunities for Black and Brown people. This frustration led to her founding the healthcare tech startup, HUED — which serves to connect patients to diverse healthcare providers that understand their cultural, physical and mental health needs.
Kimberly is also an adjunct professor at Howard University and New York University. Her classes cover content and social media strategy, advanced public relations, as well as integrated marketing.
Kimberly received her B.A. in Communications from the University of Maryland and her J.D. from the Howard University School of Law. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and is very involved in her community through involvement with the Precious Dreams Foundation, the Council of Urban Professionals and the National Urban League.