PWN-USA-Colorado 2017-12-15T22:25:19+00:00

PWN-USA-Colorado (PWN-CO) is honored to be part of PWN-USA as an official affiliated organization.  We mean business and we mean to change the world.  PWN-USA will give us the support, tools and mentorship to make advocacy for women in the state of Colorado a reality.

Messages From Officers

Barb-PAHO-March-2011Barb Cardell, Co-Chair 

Barb Cardell has been HIV+ since 1991 and has been involved with PWN since 2009. As well as being a co-chair for the Colorado chapter, she is the chair of the PWN-USA Board of Directors. Based in Boulder, CO, Barb advocates for HIV+ women’s rights and awareness on a local, state and national level, and started Colorado’s PWN-USA regional chapter in January 2012 which now has over 20 members and created the “IF I WERE HIV+…” community education campaign for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.   In 2011, Barb was appointed by Governor Ritter to sit on the Colorado Coalition for HIV Care and Prevention and was elected Vice Chair of the Coalition in 2012. In addition, Barb serves on the steering committee member for the People Living with HIV (PLHIV)  Caucus. She starts each day asking herself “What will you do with your wild, precious life?”

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