Leadership for health equity is the capacity for individuals, organizations, or communities to co-create an emerging future in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. Leadership requires all of us to work both independently and collectively, with equal attention to system and policy change and internal culture and practice. is an essential lever for change.
At RWJF, we are committed to centering equity in our leadership strategies, supporting systems leaders to shift the conditions that are holding problems in place, and strengthening collective leadership approaches. We believe in giving leaders the resources and supports they need to thrive, building connections with others doing this important work, and strengthening the conditions for leadership to emerge.