Ms. Elizabeth McLendon, MA
Since August 2011, Ms. Elizabeth McLendon has been an Advocacy Consultant for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit organization, which is the largest provider of AIDS Healthcare in US and globally. AHF serves over 772,000 people globally. Ms. McLendon earned her BA at the University of South Carolina in Fine Arts, then her MA in comparative religions at the Institute for Culture and Creation Spirituality in Oakland, CA. Living, working and studying in San Francisco, CA, from 1978 until 1999, Ms. McLendon was at the initial epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since returning to South Carolina in 1999, she has been a dedicated advocate for raising awareness about both sexual health and interfaith understanding. She is honored to be a part of the USC Arnold School of Public Health’s ASPIRE-I Project titled, “Functional wellness of women living with HIV in South Carolina.”