Ladasia Cooke, MPH, is a Health Equity Manager for the Community Solutions for Health Equity program at Community Catalyst. In this role, Ladasia provides direction and thought leadership to advance the goals of several advisory committees, and supports advocacy organizations in the work of transforming their local healthcare system.

Previously, Ladasia worked in youth programming at Mothers for Justice and Equality and the Center for Community Health Education and Research Service, Inc. They also served on the Women’s Health Unit’s community engagement team at Boston Medical Center. Ladasia is passionate about health equity, racial justice, and community healing and plans to dedicate their career to partnering with marginalized communities to build sustainable programs that support holistic health and social and political power.

Ladasia received a Master in Public Health (MPH) from Boston University’s School of Public Health with a concentration in community assessment, program design, implementation, and evaluation.