Lena Soje

Lena has been part of the HIV/AIDS community for the past 27 years. Her advocacy and outspokenness have been the voice for many in breaking down barriers and accessing services with dignity and equality. Lena is no stranger to the African, Caribbean and Black communities working alongside social service agencies, and other institutions in order to bring awareness, change and inclusion to many who are marginalized. Her passion, dedication and drive have been the fuel for herself and others that she has impacted with her work in the social services field. She has worked with the Red Door Shelter, CMHA – Durham, Hassel Free Clinic, and Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP). She currently works as a Social Worker at Emily’s House and the Philip Aziz Center for Hospice Care