White House Author
Co-founder of Focal Point Global
Since 2010, Focal Point Global has mobilized nearly 50 youth in the US, Namibia, and Cameroon to address HIV and child trafficking. Hassanatu is also focused on improving global health and has worked with the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Recently, she worked with BroadReach Healthcare to strengthen management and leadership skills of health professionals in Zambia. Born in Limbe, Cameroon and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Ms. Blake holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and Master of Public Health from Emory University.