Olivia G. Ford has had the privilege of being part of The Well Project's team since 2015, beginning on a consultant basis and transitioning to the role of Editorial Director in early 2021. She has been engaged with HIV-related media since 2007 and previously held leadership positions with Positive Women's Network - USA, a national advocacy network of women with HIV; and at TheBody, a comprehensive Web-based HIV resource – both partner organizations of The Well Project.
Olivia has written and edited articles, developed award-winning content, and moderated discussions with community members and professionals on a wide variety of topics, including HIV and reproductive justice; HIV stigma in media; criminalization and racism; trauma and gender-based violence; as well as many aspects of becoming a parent while living with HIV. She has consulted with organizations and programs such as Echoing Ida, HIV Justice Worldwide, InPartnership Consulting, and the Sero Project; her work has appeared in Black AIDS Weekly, Positively Aware, POZ, and TheBody/TheBodyPro, among other outlets. Olivia recently relocated with her wife and kid from New Orleans to her hometown of Brooklyn.
In addition to working with The Well Project's medical editors to regularly review and update the website's resource library, Olivia also authored or collaborated on the following fact sheets: