Senior Vice President, AIDS United

Dr. Vignetta Charles is currently serving as Senior Vice President at AIDS United— where she is responsible for overseeing AIDS United’s strategic grant making programs, spearheading efforts to measure and document program outcomes, and developing an expanded portfolio on the translation of science to community. She is an alumna of the University of California at Berkeley, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her work experience is diverse and has led to the acquisition of a broad range of skills: conducting scholarly inquiry at academic institutions, evaluating national teen pregnancy prevention programs, assessing the effectiveness of black women’s health interventions in Boston, serving as the national health educator for the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies, initiating a teen pregnancy prevention portfolio for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and coordinating prevention and youth development programs in both San Francisco and Oakland, California.