Jennifer Ng'andu is a program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) focusing on addressing some of the most potent threats to a Culture of Health for children, their families, and communities--childhood obesity and violence. She is building out an agenda at the Foundation to foster children's social emotional development, mental and physical wellness, and resiliency with the ultimate goal to ensure that families are healthy and free from the conditions that underpin violence and trauma.
Areas of Interest:
social emotional learning,
adverse childhood experiences (ACEs),
childhood obesity epidemic