Londyn smith de Richelieu brings a wealth of knowledge in health policy, LGBTQ advocacy, community organizing to her new role.
She is a native of Baltimore and educated in the city school system. She attended Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia, and have a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. A graduate of the Gitenstein Institute of Health Law and Policy of Hofstra Law, and seeking a doctorate in public health. She has dedicated her career to the empowerment of marginalized population the LGBTQ+ community and exploring the intersectionality of identity to achieve overall equity. She has advocated for policy reforms and community development through her work with the National Black Justice Coalition, Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Democrats, American Public Health Association, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition, SWOP, AIDS United, and many other community-based organizations. Londyn was a part of the historic transgender implementation team supporting Spelman College’s devotion to diversity and inclusion. Londyn proudly serve as the mother to the iconic House Ballroom family Miyake Mugler Previously, she served as Research coordinator focused on capacity building and knowledge translation at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at John Hopkins, Health Policy Analyst at the Elliot Group and as a Contractual Health Policy and Equity consultant.