Cassandra Allen, MPH, is a Senior Program Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation. In this role she works on various projects across the program and workforce portfolio from advancing the public health workforce through the National Consortium for Public Health Workforce Development to addressing racial injustice and health inequities that affect communities through the Modernized Anti-Racist Data Ecosystems (MADE) for Health Justice grant.
Prior to joining the de Beaumont Foundation, Cassandra worked as a health planner and data coordinator for the Health Council of West Central Florida. Conducting health needs assessments, supporting community-based initiatives, and facilitating data analysis for public and private sectors. She has experience with a wide range of health subject areas including food insecurity, health equity, environmental health, and more. Her experiences in health IT, nutrition education, community planning, and cultural programming have culminated in a passion to bridge together unlikely stakeholders to improve community health through intersectional approaches. Cassandra also volunteers her time with the Black Health Commission a non-profit dedicated to reframing the narrative of health disparities.
Cassandra earned her Master of Public Health in Health Promotion from the Milken Institute of Public Health at George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from the University of Central Florida.