Leadership Trailblazer Spotlight: CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

March 23, 2022 | ASTHO Staff

As part of our Leadership Trailblazer series, ASTHO is spotlighting remarkable figures who are breaking molds, inspiring the next generation, and making an impact in the world of public health. Chief among these leaders is Rochelle Walensky—director of CDC and the third woman director in the agency’s history. Walensky spoke with high school students recently about her leadership journey, her inspirations, the value of diverse representation in STEM fields, her proudest moments, and what motivates her to persevere through tough times.

Watch to get acquainted with one of America’s preeminent public health leaders.