Bio: Dázon Dixon Diallo, MPH
Dázon Dixon Diallo is Founder and President of SisterLove, Incorporated, established in 1989, the first women’s HIV/AIDS organization in the southeastern United States. She is also adjunct faculty in women’s health at Morehouse School of Medicine’s Masters of Public Health Program in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Diallo is a founding board member of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. She currently chairs the Fulton County HIV/AIDS Services Planning Council (Ryan White Council)and the Steering Committee of the Global Campaign for Microbicides, and she co-chairs the Community Advisory Board of the HOPE Clinic, Emory University’s HIV Vaccine and Microbicides Research Center.
Ms. Dixon Diallo hosts a weekly radio program focused on black women, called “Sistas’ Time” on WRFG 89.3FM and www.wrfg.org in Atlanta. She has pioneered in the women’s HIV/AIDS and reproductive justice arena, developing a seminal prevention intervention that is now a part of the CDC’s National Compendium of Evidenced-based HIV Prevention Interventions, establishing the first transitional housing program for HIV positive women and children, and engaging a long-term vision for HIV positive women’s leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS and in promoting women’s human rights. In 2001, Dixon Diallo opened a SisterLove program office in Mpumalanga, a rural South African Province near Johannesburg, where the project focus is capacity building and sustainable development for local women-led HIV/AIDS organizations.
She has received numerous awards and recognitions over the 27 years she has been working in HIV/AIDS and women’s human rights. Ms. Diallo holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (C’97) and a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College (C’86) in Atlanta, GA.
Dázon Dixon Diallo, MPH
P.O. Box 10558
Atlanta, GA 30310