Shaniece Valencia

 

Outreach & Linkage Specialist/PrEP Navigator

510-986-0340 x4055   svalencia@womenhiv.org

Shaniece ValenciaShaniece Valencia is part of the Outreach & Linkage team at WORLD, focusing on PrEP navigation; connecting folks who want to protect themselves from HIV to PrEP, the only pill that can prevent HIV.

Shaniece was born in Stockton, raised in San Jose, and attended San Francisco State University, majoring in Ethnic Studies. Shaniece began her work in community health and wellness while in college, as an organizer against police brutality. She also volunteered as a test counselor and did peer support for people living with HIV while in San Francisco. After college, Shaniece worked at Hospitality House as a social worker.

She comes to WORLD with an extensive background in community outreach and linkage to care, and a drive to support women. She is motivated by the profound effects of institutional oppression on the physical body, and a desire to mitigate the intersections of racism, sexism, and capitalism in the healthcare industry.

 

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