Brook Kelly-Green leads the Ford Foundation’s Advancing Reproductive and Gender Justice Initiative. Her grant making supports the rights of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in the United States and globally with a particular focus on supporting and increasing the strategic advocacy of communities most marginalized by race, gender, sexuality, economics and geography. Before joining the Ford Foundation in 2013, Brook worked as a human rights and policy advocacy attorney for a number of years with the U.S. Positive Women’s Network and later with the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS and AIDS United. With a focus on women living with HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights, she has worked on the forefront of HIV-related legal and policy advocacy, public education and grassroots organizing. Throughout her career, Brook has been a key leader in advancing legal and policy developments related to HIV/AIDS, such as the implementation of the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the work of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. After completing a clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Brook began her legal advocacy career as a Ford Foundation Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow. She earned a juris doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).