Champions of Change
As president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is a leader in addressing the nation’s most pressing health and health care issues. Under her leadership, RWJF has committed to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic and creating a shared national culture of health. Through its support of the YMCA’s Statewide Pioneering Healthier Communities initiative, which addresses childhood obesity through policy, systems and environmental change, RWJF is advancing the creation of public policy and community development geared toward better nutrition and increased physical activity for everyone in America.