Ernesta Wright, BA
The G.R.E.E.N. Foundation
Ernesta Wright, BA is a native of Orange County, California. She served as the Executive Director of The G.R.E.E.N. Foundation who has more than 30 years of experience working in community health education and more than 32 years of entrepreneurial experience.
Ernesta Wright has established a track record as an effective collaborator for outreach and programming with large organizations, including completed projects with American Cancer Society, Covered California, Blue Shield of California, Susan G. Komen Orange County Affiliate, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Vines Medical Society, with five universities; National University, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount, San Marcos University and other community/grassroots organizations, to facilitate a greater impact among African American constituents throughout the state of California. She has also positioned this grassroots regency as a leader in the fight against cancers. The G.R.E.E.N. Foundation has a reach and positive impact in the fight against cancers that spans from its Orange County base of operations in Southern California, to the Bay Area in Northern California. Ms. Wright constructed statewide (Los Angeles, Orange, Sacramento and Alameda) collaboration between certified educators and enrollment counselors to provide expansive outreach in African American communities.
An author, of a culturally-conscious, comprehensive and evidence-based approach which encourages, empowers and engages communities of color about the importance of prevention, screenings and health coverage for a better quality of life. For three decades of providing professional workshops and conferences to reduce disparities, gaps to health care and to promote the importance of healthier choices.