Capacity for Health (C4H) is proud to welcome Jamila Shipp as our team’s Associate Director!
An Oakland native and nationally respected leader in public health, community advocacy and capacity-building, Shipp brings a heart for social justice, nearly two decades of experience, and a track-record of innovation in an always changing HIV sector. She returns to C4H in our Oakland offices, where she has previously served as Capacity Building Specialist and later, National Training Manager.

Of the appointment, Managing Director, Ben Cabangun, who led the Associate Director search notes, “We are so excited to welcome Jamila back home at APIAHF, where I know she will thrive in leading our team, subcontractors, and stakeholders to new milestones. Our efforts to build the capacity of the next generation of Managers at HIV community based organizations across the nation are only enhanced with Jamila joining C4H’s leadership!”

As Associate Director, Shipp brings her vast network and expertise in operational optimization in HIV prevention and care to the C4H team. In particular, she will head the development of a national distance-based accelerator for leaders in the HIV workforce that has been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The accelerator will launch a pilot cohort in January and will formally launch in April 2020. Commenting on her appointment, Shipp says “As the landscape of this work continues to change, I am excited to rejoin the C4H team to support the cultivation of a forward-thinking and resilient HIV workforce. “

Please join us in welcoming Jamila!

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Community-based organizations are the change makers of HIV prevention, care, and treatment. How far can we scale our impact? Let's find out together.

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