Senior Consultant | she/they
Jamila Gordon is a visionary in the public health and life sciences community who embodies anti-racist ideology as a key thread in her work. She utilizes a combination of professional and personal life experiences to lead thought-provoking conversations, programming, and business development opportunities. Jamila earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Binghamton University, a Masters of Social Work at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, and a community based participatory researcher certificate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. They have extensive experience developing public health programs and policies in the Boston community. Jamila works in both the public and private sector and has led projects at the Boston Public Health Commission in the Community Initiatives Bureau and the Bureau of Recovery Services. They spent the past two years building and implementing COVID resilience programs at Concentric by Ginkgo Bioworks to increase access to testing in historically underserved communities. In her free time, she teaches Neurobiology at Boston College and plays linebacker for the Boston Renegades professional women’s tackle football team.