- Deputy Director, HIV Services, Greater Bridgeport Area Prevention Program
- Member, Community Advisory Board, CIRA
Nancy Kingwood is currently the Deputy Director of HIV Services of GBAPP, Inc. She supervises a multi-disciplinary staff, providing outreach education to social service agencies. She ensures all clients are receiving appropriate services. Nancy also serves as an Associate Minister at the Mount Aery Baptist Church and HIV Project Director at the Mount Aery Development Corporation under the Ashe HIV Faith Project. She has worked in the field of HIV Prevention for over 18 years.
Nancy holds two degrees in Human Services and a Master’s Degree in Human Services with a concentration Organizational Management and Leadership from Springfield College. Her Master thesis is entitled, Defining the Role of the Black Church in the Midst of the AIDS Crisis. She is a 2010 graduate and class president of the Black Ministries Program at Hartford Seminary. Nancy is a member of the 2011-2012 Fellows Program of the CT Health Foundation.
Nancy has facilitated workshops at national conferences sponsored by the following organizations:
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- National Minority AIDS Council’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA)
- The National Black Church Summit
- The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
- The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
- Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment
- HIV Prevention Conference
In 2010, Nancy had the honor to join the HIV and Women Congressional Briefing Committee to voice concerns of all women. The committee presented at the World AIDS Day Women of Color Congressional Briefing held in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2010, sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee.
Nancy has been the recipient of several community awards as nominated by her peers: Her Haven Project Award from Soroptimist of Bridgeport, Beacon of Hope Award from Mount Aery Baptist Church, and Local Hero Award from Bank of America.