Hawa Fofana has over 10 years of experience in health education, youth development, program support and management. She is passionate about advocacy, health, equity, youth, and community engagement. Hawa received her Bachelor's in Community Health Education from the University of St. Thomas, and a Master's in Public Health from the University of Minnesota
As Manager of Equity & Inclusion at LeadMN, Hawa plans to focus on health equity, basic needs, and mental health support for students throughout the state.
In her free time, Hawa enjoys reading, writing, bird watching, dancing, and painting. She enjoys time with family, friends, and her community.