Jesse Milan Jr., JD, will present a talk titled “You are the Keeper of the HIV Movement.” Milan is president and CEO of AIDS United.
Milan leads AIDS United, a national organization focused on ending the HIV epidemic in the United States. AIDS United has granted more than $113 million in its 30-year history, including a current $8 million to 240 grantees.
Milan, who has lived with HIV for over 35 years, has 30 years experience in executive roles in the private and global health sectors. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and cochaired the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention and Treatment.
A lawyer by background, he has received numerous honors, including Plus Magazine’s 20 Most Amazing HIV+ People and a 2015 Public Service Award from the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
Milan has addressed millions of people on television and radio and represented the U.S. State Department on three international speaking tours to seven African nations.