Director of Marketing, Board Member
Marie has been a Negative Long-Term Survivor since her older brother was diagnosed with AIDS in 1992. She marched in her first AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 12. Over the year she has lost friends and family to the epidemic. Marie has volunteered as a hospice care provider for Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, at HIV food pantries in both Pennsylvania and California, as an after-school tutor for 826 Valencia, and as a Development Committee Member of Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco, California. After a twenty-year career in the pharmaceutical industry (including launching Truvada for PrEP while at Gilead Sciences), Marie is now pursuing her passion as a small-business owner and investor in women-owned businesses.