I have been HIV positive since 2016, almost five years. When I thought about sharing my story and status publicly, I knew I would eventually attend conferences where I could meet many other amazing women living openly with the condition. I've had dreams about these conferences but I didn't imagine one of my very first conferences would be virtual or conducted during a pandemic. The International Workshop on HIV & Women 2021 was just the second HIV-focused conference I've attended and I was so honored to attend on behalf of The Well Project. A three-day virtual event focused on Women and HIV is monumental in itself, and the fact that I could attend was seriously a blessing!
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