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Meet The Founder

Dr. LaDrea Ingram

Dr. LaDrea Ingram is an accomplished academic, entrepreneur, philanthropist, founder, and co-community pastor. She believes in advancing social and health equity by building strong individuals, families, and communities. As a scholar-practitioner, she holds positions as a social-behavioral scientist, licensed clinical mental health counselor associate (LCMHCA), certified alcohol drug counselor (CADC), and certified health education specialist (CHES). Her current role is as an Associate Research Scientist of Public Health at Yale University School of Public Health in the Department of Social Behavioral Sciences (SBS). She has also served as a data scientist and senior health services researcher at Atrium Health, applying big data analytics to healthcare initiatives. Dr. Ingram also advocates for social justice through community-based participatory research (CBPR), mobilizing key stakeholders and convening healing spaces to build resilience in local areas.

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