WRI 2024 Participants

The following extraordinary individuals participated in the Women's Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS (WRI) 2024 meeting. More information about this year's meeting will be forthcoming and in the meantime we encourage you to visit WRI Annual Meetings to learn about past meetings.


Allison Agwu, MD, ScM is Professor of Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

Nancie Archin is an Assistant Professor in the Infectious Diseases Division/Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.

Judith Auerbach is a Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and an independent science and policy consultant.

Dawn Averitt is the Founder and Emeritus Board Member of The Well Project. As the founder of the Women's Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS (WRI), Dawn has been instrumental in shifting the research paradigm to include more women and people of color.

Richard Averitt joined The Well Project in early 2002 to help his sister, Dawn, evolve the vision of The Well Project into a sustainable public service organization.

Jacqueline Ayers is PPFA’s Senior Vice President of Policy, Campaigns, and Advocacy.

Kellan Baker is the Executive Director of Whitman-Walker Institute, the research, policy, and education arm of Whitman-Walker, a community health system in DC that is affiliated with a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Cecilia Chung, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Evaluation at Transgender Law Center, is an internationally recognized leader who advocates for HIV/AIDS awareness and access to care, LGBT equality and equity, and human rights.

Jenna Conley has managed communications efforts for The Well Project since 2007 and provides strategic counsel and guidance to help advance the organization's mission.

Lindsey Dawson is Associate Director of HIV Policy and director of LGBTQ Health Policy at KFF.


Members of The Well Project community at USCHA 2022.

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