My Women as the Face of AIDS Summit 2023


Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin, Kim Canady, and others at Iris House's Women as the Face of AIDS Summit.

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend the Women as the Face of AIDS Summit hosted by Iris House again this year. It was the second in-person summit since the COVID pandemic began, but I was attending virtually. I was still honored to be in the room and listen to the great speakers.

Ingrid Floyd, the executive director of Iris House, gave the opening remarks; then there were some great panels talking about reframing HIV. The beautiful and inspirational Ci Ci Covin from The Well Project moderated the discussion and the unstoppable Kimberly Canady, also from The Well Project, was one of the panelists. I thought they were amazing. I've always admired Kim's courageous and outspoken nature. She's the kind of girl you'd want to have your back in any situation, which makes her an amazing advocate; and she's extremely intelligent and passionate about what she does. I would have had her on my panel too. Continue reading...

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