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Dazon Dixon Diallo

President of SisterLove

Dazon Dixon Diallo is the founder and President of SisterLove, established in 1989, the first women’s HIV/AIDS organization in the southeastern United States. She is also adjunct faculty in women’s health at Morehouse School of Medicine’s Masters of Public Health Program in Atlanta, Georgia. Diallo is also a founding board member of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. She currently chairs the Fulton County HIV/AIDS Services Planning Council (i.e. the Ryan White Council) and the Steering Committee of the Global Campaign for Microbicides, and co-chairs the Community Advisory Board of the HOPE Clinic, Emory University’s HIV Vaccine and Microbicides Research Center. Diallo has coordinated delegations of African American women and our allies to Brazil, China, Egypt, Jamaica, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda. She has received numerous awards and recognitions over the 25 years she has been working in HIV/AIDS and women’s human rights. Diallo holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College.