Lead, Public-Private Partnerships Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diana Yassanye is the Team Lead for Public-Private Partnerships at CDC and is in her 23rd year of public health practice. She provides leadership for agency wide coordination for business sector partnerships, formulating scalable partner strategies, and engaging directly with corporate partners on behalf of the agency. Diana’s team manages CDC Foundation engagement, Conflict of Interest processes and policies, and internal partnership practitioner collaboration. She came to CDC after being the Cities Readiness Initiative Coordinator for the Greater New Haven, Connecticut region. She was responsible for coordinating the public health preparedness and response for 750,000 residents in 12 Mass Dispensing Areas, 30 municipalities, and 20 full and part time health departments/districts. She spent ten years working on HIV prevention nationally and internationally prior to her local and federal government work. Diana has a B.A. in Childhood Education from Cal State Northridge and a M.S. in Health Education from Columbia University Teachers College.
Tuesday, July 9
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM