Public Health Consultant & Strategic Partnership Advisor
Blakeley is a global public health professional and maternal health advocate with over 15 years of experience bridging health informatics, digital health technology and change management with improved service delivery and sustainable health outcomes. She is the founder of Changing Winds Consulting LLC, which specializes in adapting and integrating evidence-based programs into health care systems. She has worked at leading organizations such as HealthRight International and Gay Men’s Health Crisis and has provided program evaluation consulting services to Girls Inc Westchester County and social impact organizations working in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Burundi.
Blakeley serves as chairwoman of the Board of Directors for The Ihangane Project, an organization working in Rwanda, whose mission is to achieve lasting improvements in health outcomes in resource-limited settings. She earned her Masters of Public Health from New York University in 2006. She manages her consulting business from her home in Bedford, NY where she lives with her husband and two young children.
Mary Helen Sullivan
Mary Helen Sullivan has worked in marketing and communications with a focus on public relations and business development for ten years. Her experience covers a variety of B-to-B and B-to-C industries, including consumer brands, technology, and finance, among others. For example, her work in the political, nonprofit and wellness sectors specifically has focused on empowerment for women; Hellbent Media, Speaking for Mom’s and Babies, Girls Inc, and the WYCA. As a result, her media relationships are diverse.
She has also developed a signature strategic planning capacity to drive end-user engagement and bolster business-bottom line that is as notably creative as it is effective.
Mary graduated from Fairfield University with a double major in English and Politics and a double minor in Italian Studies and Women’s Studies. She is a certified Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master and graduate student at Catholic University of America.
Nubia DuVall Wilson
Director of Public Relations
Nubia DuVall Wilson’s diverse background in journalism, consumer marketing and public relations enables her to have a keen sense of strategy when developing programs that drive awareness and sales. Nubia has worked in the public relations and marketing industry for more than a decade. Throughout her career, she has developed strategic partnerships, managed media relations and developed social media campaigns for luxury brands like Bacardi Rum and its portfolio of spirits, Mustique Island, Preferred Hotel Group and MOD Media. She has also supported the launches of two motherhood-specific lifestyle brands, Lark Adventurewear and Rookie Humans. Nubia’s journalism career started at Real Simple magazine and she continues to write today. She published a supernatural novella called The Survivors Club, which aims to create a larger dialogue about suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and the support people with mental illness need from their community. Nubia graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University, with a degree in English and a minor in Religion. She lives in South Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, daughter and son.