Aryka Chapman is an independent consultant; and the Health, Policy and Capacity Building Associate with UStoWork, Inc. based in Washington, DC. Aryka has a background in public health, policy, capacity building and social services.

Her background includes a variety of projects on HIV prevention, policy and advocacy, including acting as the HIV Director for DC Public Schools and Director of Youth Programs and Policy for the National Association of People with AIDS. With a strong background in Training and Capacity Building Assistance, Ms. Chapman is currently part of a national cadre of trainers that work with health departments to improve community health through policy, systems and environmental change.

She has been on the board of the Southern AIDS Coalition, a speaker for Gilead Sciences and a member of the American School Health Association’s Future Leaders Academy.