Director of Network Innovations

Bonnie is Director of Network Innovation on APIAHF’s Policy & Network Innovation team. In her role, she deepens advocacy capacity for community-based organizations and individuals to fight for health equity. As an organizer and strategist, Bonnie utilizes storytelling, cultivates leaders and builds relationships to move hearts and minds.

Before APIAHF, Bonnie fought for immigrant and workers’ rights and served in the Obama Administration, advising officials on engagement strategies with AA and NHPI communities.

“I’ve always been a fighter. Now as a mom, I feel like the stakes are higher to held create and maintain a more just, fair and happy world for my kids to grow up in.”




  • Community Organizing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Program Management




  • Launching a pilot accelerator lab for community-based organizations in the Southwest to propel them in their advocacy work.
  • Reimagined leadership development program to interweave storytelling with transformational leadership journey.
  • Cochaired 2015 and 2017 VOICES conference.