RWJF Announces Inaugural Cohort of Leadership Fellows

The has announced the selection of more than a hundred and fifty participants for four .

Fellows selected to participate in the , , , and programs represent a diverse range of fields and professions, from architecture to transportation to community organizing, and are already engaged in addressing some of the most pressing health and equity challenges in their communities. With the aim of helping them develop the skills needed to work across sectors and boost their impact, the foundation will provide participants in the four programs — which represent a new multimillion-dollar investment by RWJF — with professional coaching, mentoring, networking, and an advanced leadership development curriculum led by academic and social change experts.

"These programs are all about cross-sector collaboration, about disrupting how we define and how we build a comprehensive Culture of Health," said RWJF president and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. "This group of leaders embodies the diversity, tenacity, and inspiration it will take to make good health a reality for all."

"." Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Press Release 09/12/2016.