Dr. Leeja Carter (She/Her)

Board Member


Dr. Leeja Carter is the founder and CEO of the Coalition for Food and Health Equity. A Fulbright Scholar, critical feminist changemaker, and expert on inclusive and equity-focused practice in health and wellness her work in racial equity, health, and access has included both U.S. and international community based and applied research, health and sport equity, development and leading to amplify the needs of Black women and gender expansive persons of color and youth.  

Dr. Carter’s work has been featured on CNN, Women’s Health, Livestrong, and NPR. Dr. Carter  joined the Board in 2023 and looks forward to being a tireless advocate and voice for HPC’s life saving work across Hudson County impacting our LGBTQ youth, adults, families, and community at large.

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