Public Health Policy Delegate
Behavioral Health Administration (BHA)
Housing Affairs Specialist
Yesenia (she/ella) currently serves as the Housing Affairs Specialist at the BHA. In her role, she actively addresses social determinants of health and health disparities across Colorado by connecting and working with community based organizations (CBOs), stakeholders, and government agencies. Yesenia focuses on intersectionality, equity, and fostering strong partnerships. Yesenia is passionate and determined to be a voice for individuals who have been historically marginalized and underrepresented.
Yesenia is pursuing her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology at CU’s School of Public Health. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Washington State University and her associates degree in Sociology from Colorado Mesa University. A Colorado native, Yesenia aspires to influence social, health, and systemic changes through policy and advocacy.