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Angela Townsend

Youth Program Manager

Angela Townsend is a multi-faceted, passionate, & driven young professional who thrives in spaces where she is able to inspire people, be creative, & celebrate various cultures. She is passionate about inspiring young people to be resourceful & socially and culturally aware. She graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice in 2017, and worked at the Latin American Youth Center in Washington, DC as a Case Manager & Program Coordinator for the Young Parents Program. There, she facilitated workshops and created programming discussing parenting skills, healthy relationships, contraceptives, and self-care. In her spare time, Angela teaches Latin dance classes in Pilsen, spends time with her family, and dreams about her next travel location!


Kai Tao


Kai Tao is a women’s health provider with extensive experience in programming, policy, public health, and clinical operations. For the last 15+ years she has been in practice as a certified nurse midwife while also working administrative jobs to improve the lives of families in Illinois. From payment reform in Medicaid to running ambulatory care centers across Illinois, Kai receives a lot of satisfaction knowing she can make macro level changes to impact the population she is most passionate about: moms, infants, children and adolescent. Her favorite non work activity is planking sprinkled with a little yoga, ethnic dining, and overseas travels.


Kenneth Fox


Dr. Fox is a long time practicing pediatrician now serving as the Chief Health Officer and Director of the Office of Student Health and Wellness at Chicago Public Schools. In this role, he is the principal spokesperson on student health issues for the entire system and oversees a portfolio that includes Health Promotion, Direct Medical Services, Health Information Management, and the Children & Family Benefits Unit which support students and  their families in accessing health insurance and other State benefits.


Keith Newstadt


Keith is a technology innovator and leader in the Internet Security industry. He has built products that protect companies, individuals, and children from the multitude of threats of the online world. He strongly believes that technology should be used to improve people’s lives and to better our society, and so was immediately drawn to the work Juno4Me is doing. Keith has most recently been working at Amazon and Symantec with Big Data and Machine Learning Systems insuring  customer data is secure and private.


Katie Thiede


Katie is a tireless champion for women’s health and has dedicated her entire career to serving organizations that exist so that people, especially women, can live their best lives. Prior to joining Bright Pink, Katie served as the Vice President of Development at Planned Parenthood of Illinois. As Bright Pink’s CEO, she leads the organization’s strategic growth and programmatic initiatives that empower women to become strong advocates for their breast and ovarian health.


Kuliva Wilburn


Kuliva is CEO of Wilburn Strategic Solutions, a consulting firm providing support for both profit and non-profit sectors at the leading edge of social impact. Before launching her own firm, Kuliva worked as a healthcare consultant with Health Management Associates, a Senior Program Officer at The Chicago Community Trust, and  was Manager of Planning and Development at ACCESS Community Health Network.


Roxane Padilla

Graduate Intern

Roxane Padilla is a youth facilitator, advocate, and researcher in Chicago who became a mom at 19 before earning her Bachelor’s degree at Loyola University Chicago. She has experience and passion for working with youth in the areas of teen pregnancy prevention, nutrition, and fitness. Ms. Padilla has also established health promotion and disease prevention programs tailored to  youth in urban communities. She is currently a second year graduate student pursing a Master’s of Public Health with a concentration on Health Promotion. Roxane is the social media guru for Juno4Me.


Julia Chael

Youth Advisor

Julie comes from Indiana but since childhood has spent a lot of time in Chicago. She is a rising junior at the University of Chicago and is studying chemistry, biochemistry, and human rights. She is looking forward to becoming a physician. She is a strong believer in women’s rights and the power of 20-minute naps. When not studying, Julia loves to listen to and play music or get lost in a good book.

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