Stephanie Monroe

Executive Director, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer's Network

Stephanie is Executive Director of AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s, the first national network created specifically to respond to the disparate impact of Alzheimer’s on African Americans. By working nationally, locally, and through strategic partnerships, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s is raising awareness of the critical need to engage, connect, and mobilize to advance our national commitment to ending Alzheimer’s by 2025. One of the primary focuses of the network is a community-based initiative that works at the grassroots level to bring Alzheimer’s out of the shadows, dispel myths about the disease symptoms, and encourage greater participation in clinical research designed to more effectively prevent, treat, and eventually cure this dreaded disease. Much of this work is centered around a fully staged play called Forget Me Not, which is entering its fifth year touring with the network. Stephanie is a veteran political strategist, amateur photographer, Broadway enthusiast, and “Trekkie,” who just wants folks to “Live Long and Prosper” before they are “Beamed Up.”

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Brain Health Conversation
Wednesday Oct. 21
12:45 PM
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Brain Health Advocacy During the Pandemic

Join policy and advocacy experts for a crash course in advocating for brain health during the COVID-19 pandemic. From an overview of key issues such as paid family leave and early detection to tips on educating policymakers in a virtual world, this session will equip you to advance your brain health agenda during this challenging time.

With a special message from Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta.

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