APIAHF

Azizah Ahmad

Policy & Community Advocacy Manager

Azizah Ahmad is the Policy and Community Advocacy Manager at APIAHF. She is also an active member of the Cham community, where her commitment to social justice is rooted. Azizah has over a decade’s worth of experience advocating and analyzing policies affecting indigenous, Southeast Asian, and AANHPI communities. Azizah began her career at National Asian…

Lianne Araki

Confidential Assistant & Board Liaison

Lianne Araki is the Confidential Assistant & Board Liaison at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. In this role, she provides strategic guidance and support for the executive office, the board of directors, and manages the operations in the Oakland headquarters. Prior to joining APIAHF, Lianne was the Executive Assistant to the CEO…

Ephraim Colbert

Digital Media Production Manager

Ephraim is the digital media production manager for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In his role, he leads the development for Ending of the HIV Epidemic video, podcast, and social media series. Ephraim uses communications and productions skills to share and amplify the voices of the voiceless. Before APIAHF Ephraim was a freelance producer working…

Maria Fernanda Gutierrez

Program Manager

Maria is a program manager for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. She works closely with the C4H team to provide technical assistance, strategic planning and program development support to CBO’s. Her existing role enables her to collaborate with community partners and subject matter experts on cross-sectional efforts focused on promoting racial equity,…

April Hall

Operations Specialist

April is the Operations Specialist to the APIAHF Executive Team. In her day-to-day role, she uses her organizational and multi-tasking skills to managing executive scheduling, facilitate weekly meetings, as well as manage the DC office operations. She has a passion for public service and brings a wealth of knowledge to the role providing administrative support. Prior to…

Daisy Kim

Policy Manager

Daisy Kim is a policy manager at APIAHF. In her role, she helps identify, coordinate, and promote policy initiatives that address the needs of the AA NHPI communities. Building on subject matter expertise and data-driven research, Daisy will analyze policy impacts and cultivate relationships with various AA NHPI community stakeholders, including relevant coalition organizations.  A…

Lenaya Kimball

Experience Assistant

Lenaya is the Experience Assistant for Capacity for Health (C4H), the national capacity building program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. She provides administrative support, technical skills and insights as the C4H team designs and implements a distance learning program for non-profit managers. She brings a unique lens to her team, with…

Emeline Kong

Community Engagement & Advocacy Fellow

Emeline is the APIAHF Fellow for Community Engagement & Advocacy. In her role, she works with APIAHF’s network of local community based organizations to provide health and human services to low income, immigrant AA NHPI communities. An aspiring coalition builder, Emeline is committed to multi-lingual services, access to health information and services, and advocacy addressing…

Kent Li

Senior Information Technology Associate

Kent Li is the Network Systems Administrator at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum.  Kent is responsible for implementing and managing all IT systems at APIAHF. He oversees all electronic systems and communications infrastructure for the organization including hardware and software, as well as cloud based systems to meet current and projected needs.…

Anthony Maglaqui

Program Manager, COVID-19 RESPONSE

Anthony is the Program Manager for APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. He is a graduated from Florida State University with his BA in International Affairs and Political Science as well as his MA in International Affairs. Anthony has extensive work experience in AANHPI communities including the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) as head of communications,…

Donovan Ramos

Learning Management System Manager

Donovan is the Learning Management System Manager for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In his role, he manages and develops the courses for online learning. A skilled visual teacher, Donovan designs trainings to strengthen the skills of leaders across the US to End the HIV Epidemic. Before APIAHF, Donovan worked at SF State where he…

Lily Shen

Managing Director, COVID-19 Response

Lily Shen is the Managing Director of COVID-19 Response at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) where she directs 7.4M in CDC programs in support of COVID-19 education and vaccination for the Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities. Shen serves on Morehouse School of Medicine National COVID-19 Resiliency Network’s Community Coalition…

Emerson Shiang

Evaluation and Strategy Development Specialist

Emerson is the Evaluation and Strategy Development specialist for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project and COVID-19 projects. In his role, Emerson coordinates monitoring and evaluation activities, collects and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data on key impact metrics and indicators. His goal to bridge theory and practice for health and racial equity, drives his work to be…

Jamila Shipp

C4H Managing Director

Jamila Shipp is the managing director for Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. 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…

Tracy Sun

Community Engagement Manager

Tracy is the Community Engagement Manager for APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In this role, she will help cultivate partnerships with national and local organizations to join forces in establishing a National AA NHPI COVID-19 Health Response Partnership. Her previous experiences in health advocacy, community outreach, and project management provide a solid foundation for supporting AA NHPI communities…

Holly Tan

Associate Program Manager

Holly Tan (she/her) is the Associate Program Manager for APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In her role, she supports projects that provide COVID-19 education and vaccination resources for AANHPI communities. Prior to joining APIAHF, she worked at the California Department of Public Health on the CA COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Holly has always had a strong interest working…

Jasmine Tran

Evaluation and Strategy Development Specialist

Jasmine is the Evaluation and Strategy Development specialist supporting APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In her role, she tracks implementation and outputs, and measures the effectiveness of programs. Jasmine utilizes analytical and systems thinking and community building to understand the needs of people. Before joining APIAHF, Jasmine attended Touro University California, completing her Master’s of Public Health…

Princess Mae Visconde

Community Engagement Manager

Princess is the Community Engagement Manager at APIAHF. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Mary’s College as well as her Master of Public Health degree specializing in Health Policy and Management and Certificate in Public Administration, Nonprofit Management from the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Mānoa.  Princess has extensive experience working for…

Ruoyu (Amy) Wang

Senior Accounting Associate

Ruoyu (Amy) Wang is the Senior Accounting Associate at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. In her role, she processes accounts payables, performs monthly general ledger reconciliations andassists with various projects such as the preparation of annual audit schedules and manages online donations received. ; Additionally, Amy provides direct assistance to the Accounting…