Cecilia Gentili

Cecilia Gentili
Vice President, Board of Directors

Ms. Gentili currently serves as the Assistant Director of Public Affairs at GMHC, the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Originally from Argentina, Ms. Gentili started working as an intern at the LGBT Center in New York City where she found her passion for advocacy and services. She went on to run the Transgender Health Program at Apicha CHC from 2012 to 2016. She is also a contributor to Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community, and is a collaborator with Translatina Network.

For fun, she acts and loves doing storytelling events where she talks about her life experiences. She is very passionate about advocating for her community, especially transgender women with a Latino background and a history of sex work, drug use and incarceration.