Angela Dejene, B.A.Director
Angela Dejene is President and Founder of Dejene Communications. Her firm provides management positioning, crisis communications counsel and marketing services to front-line foundations, forward-thinking public agencies and for-profit global companies actively engaged in improving and protecting local, regional and global health.
Angela has provided C-suite counsel to some of the nation’s most visible international corporations, technology startups, healthcare providers and university leaders. Angela was one of the youngest PR executives in the U.S. to head up a healthcare practice at a national agency, which dramatically catapulted to the top of the healthcare heap, earning recognition as the number one-ranked healthcare PR agency in Texas and one of the top 50 healthcare PR firms in the country according to the prestigious J.R. O’Dwyer Company.
Angela was chosen in March 2018 to be a delegate to the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York City where she represented the Lutheran World Federation. She was also named a 2016 Fellow by the Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Program, a high-level international nursing intervention and education program to improve the delivery of health care to school children around the world.
Angela provides ongoing counsel and support to global communication teams and leading advocates currently and boldly engaging some of the greatest continuing health care challenges of our times including Alzheimer’s disease, Ebola, Zika, malaria, pandemic influenza, yellow fever, fistula, dengue fever and polio.