Leilani is the Data & Communications Coordinator at Equal Hope where she is responsible for managing the social media platforms for the organization and also for the Chicagoland COVID Collaborative. Leilani produces creative content to educate the public about various healthcare issues, such as breast and cervical cancer and COVID-19 vaccination. The goal of her content is to help eliminate health disparities in Illinois by providing facts and debunking myths.
Leilani has a Bachelor’s of Science in psychology from Loyola University Chicago and received her Master’s of Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. She has over 10 years of experience coordinating social behavioral research studies at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) and Northwestern University.