Director of Advancement
Januari Leo is the Director of Advancement for the Graduate College of Social Work where she is also an alumna. Prior to this, she was the Director of Public Affairs for Legacy Community Health, one of the largest Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers in Texas. At Legacy she focused on policy issues such as HIV, the Affordable Care Act and culturally competent care for the LGBTQ community. Januari also served as the campaign manager for State Representative Jessica Farrar’s successful 2010 re-election campaign.
In addition to being the mom of two awesome kids, Januari serves on the board for The Walk for Mental Health Awareness-Houston. She was the recipient of the 2015 Social Worker of the Year award for the National Association of Social Workers-Houston branch, was elected as the 2013 Ally Grand Marshal for Pride Houston and is a member of Leadership Houston-Class XXXIV (best class ever!).