Mirka J. Negroni
Mirka J. Negroni currently serves as an HIV policy advisor for the Futures Group. Previously, she was a resident advisor for the Futures Group's Policy Project Mexico, where she oversaw cross-border and private-sector HIV/AIDS prevention programs and promoted policies to reduce stigma and discrimination. She has also served as an associate researcher at the National Institute for Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. Ms. Negroni has co-authored various articles and chapters on qualitative research on HIV/AIDS in Mexico and Central America. As a guest lecturer at the School of Public Health in Mexico, Ms. Negroni taught health and human rights, sexual and reproductive rights, and qualitative research methods courses. Ms. Negroni has experience in documentation of human rights violation based on HIV status as well as qualitative research experience in the area of sexuality and migrants. She also serves as an international consultant on issues related to HIV and sexual and reproductive rights. Negroni has over 20 years of experience in sexual and reproductive rights and HIV in Latino communities and in Latin America. She has worked both in the nonprofit and government sectors in the United States and abroad. Negroni has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Harvard University and a master's in public administration from Baruch College at the City University of New York.