MEET OUR KEYNOTES
Thursday, June 24th | 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Director of Treatment,
National Minority Aids Coalition
Moisés Agosto-Rosario is a longtime treatment advocate and educator for people living with HIV and AIDS. A frequent public speaker and writer in both English and Spanish, Mr. Agosto-Rosario has played a crucial role in ensuring that communities of color have equal access to care, treatment, and lifesaving information and has won numerous awards for his work with the HIV community. He is currently the Director of Treatment for the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) in Washington DC. Previously, he worked as project manager for the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) with the HIV Collaborative Fund for HIV Treatment Preparedness, a Tides Foundation project. He was responsible for all programs in the Caribbean, Latin America, West/Central Africa, and East Africa in this role.
Friday, June 25th | 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
Bamby is a national and international recognized transgender Latina Woman who received her Master’s Degree in Mexican and Latin@ Studies from California State California Los Angeles. Bamby is the President and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition, a national organization that focuses on addressing the issues of transgender Latin@s in the US. Bamby developed the Center for Violence Prevention & Transgender Wellness, a multipurpose, multiservice space for Trans people in Los Angeles.
Bamby’s remarkable and wide-ranging activist work has brought voice and visibility to not only the trans community, but also to the multiple overlapping communities and issues that her life has touched including migration, HIV, youth, LGBT, incarceration and Latin@ communities.
Friday, June 25th | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
The man to take your message from your mind to the “Main Stage!” David is our right hand in executive development. Whether you are a speaker or an artist, you get one-first impression and David will make sure that is a lasting one! David L. Lester-Massey has a career that spans over 10 years in public health and advocacy developing programming and key messaging for major awareness campaigns. He currently serves as an Ambassador for CDC’s Let's Stop HIV Together Campaign with a focus on Ending the HIV Epidemic. His work has encompassed everyone from celebrities in the entertainment, news, and political arena to everyday people. David successfully combines a direct style, skilled techniques, and a touch of humor to make interacting with him non-threatening. David has been a featured blogger on the Huffington Post and a recurring contributor on LGBT issues for Essence Magazine. He also appeared at the 3rd International HIV/ STDs Conference.
Learn more about David at www.davidandjohnny.org