Akeia Blue is a public health communicator with over six years of experience in delivering multicultural marketing, health literacy and culturally competent communications for non-profit and government organizations.
Prior to joining NMQF, Akeia’s work at health-focused public relations and marketing agencies gave her the opportunity to support several non-profit organizations, government organizations and pharmaceutical companies across a variety of health topics including sexual/reproductive health, mental health, diabetes, COVID-19 vaccination, general adult vaccination and several types of cancers. Akeia has contributed to several award-winning campaigns, earned high profile speaking engagements for clients and advised on health equity topics, including word choice, campaign design and research and outreach plans. Akeia was named an Emerging Leaders Award finalist by the Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) in 2021 for her contributions to her organization, community and the public relations field. She has been quoted on topics including health literacy and health equity in point of care marketing.
Outside of work, Akeia is also a consultant through her business, Be Health Literate, where she works with organizations to create health literate materials and develop social media strategies for small start-up non-profit organizations. Additionally, she previously served on the public relations committee for her local chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. Akeia graduated with her Master’s in Public Health degree from The George Washington University.