Black history is woven into our nation, and its impact on health care access and delivery is often greater than what meets the eye. In order to make progress moving forward, we must take an honest look at our history and take into account how it impacts our present day and future.
In this webinar, Jocelyn Frye, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families, discusses the disparities that exist within our health systems and how we need to look at health care from a holistic point of view to truly address them.
Learn More About Jocelyn Frye
Jocelyn Frye is the President of the National Partnership for Women and Families, formerly known as the Women’s Legal Defense Fund. Throughout her career, Frye has focused on narrowing the gender pay gap, improving women’s employment opportunities and economic stability, combating gender-based discrimination and gender-based violence and addressing the Black maternal health crisis.
Prior to being at the helm of the National Partnership for Women and Families, Frye served in the White House during the administration of Barack Obama. As Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy and Special Projects for the First Lady, she oversaw a broad issue portfolio focused on improving the lives of women and families. She helped lead the two signature initiatives of then-First Lady, Michelle Obama, tackling childhood obesity and supporting military families. She also played an important part in fostering career development opportunities for young women through the White House Leadership and Mentoring Initiative.