Leadership stories

Positive Women’s Network – USA Launches #PWNCares, an Interactive New Multimedia Series Connecting Women with HIV and Addressing Their Biggest Challenges

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** October 13, 2017 Contact: Jennie Smith-Camejo, jsmithcamejo@pwn-usa.org, 347.553.5174 The new initiative, featuring a series of short videos in which real women living with HIV address important topics, followed by virtual coffee table chats offering real-time conversation and Q&A, will launch [...]

Separating Science from Stigma Following the Charlie Sheen Disclosure

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFo0NU27Rus] Charlie Sheen's public disclosure of his HIV status, while producing some of the predictable backlash and stigmatizing comments we have come to expect, has also presented a fantastic opportunity to educate the general public about the current science [...]

PWN-USA Welcomes 6 New Members to Its Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The new PWN-USA Board of Directors, September 2015 Contact: Naina Khanna, nkhanna@pwn-usa.org / 510-681-1169 September 1, 2015 - Positive Women's Network - USA (PWN-USA), the premier voice of women with HIV in the US, is [...]

2015-09-01T08:01:21+00:00 September 1st, 2015|HIV epidemic, Leadership stories|0 Comments

SERO Project and PWN-USA Co-Host HIV Criminalization Track at Positive Living Conference

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:           Tami Haught: tami.haught@seroproject.com; (641) 715-4182 July 21, 2015, Ft. Walton Beach, FL - The SERO Project and Positive Women’s Network-USA (PWN-USA) are co-hosting the HIV is Not a Crime criminalization education and advocacy track [...]

Advancing Collaborative and Shared Leadership and Participation Inclusive of Women Living with HIV

Remarks Delivered at the White House’s National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event, “Stepping Out of the Shadows: HIV & Violence against Women and Girls” By Vanessa Johnson, PWN-USA National Training and Leadership Director Vanessa Johnson, JD. [...]

HIV Is Not a Crime: Images, Perspectives and Strategies from the Grinnell Gathering

Inclusion. Collaboration. Conflict resolution. Restorative justice. Nuance. Challenge. Coalition. Rage. Healing. Power. There was an energy in Grinnell, Iowa, last week as more than 150 dedicated advocates gathered for HIV Is Not a Crime: The Grinnell Gathering, from June 2-5, [...]