Librada Estrada is a coach, facilitator and public health consultant. She has been involved in public health (PH) at the national level for 15 years and has provided technical assistance to, as well as collaborated with, local, state and national organizations while developing, implementing and evaluating programs related to workforce and leadership development, family/consumer involvement, strategic planning and PH preparedness. She is passionate about working with individuals and groups on leadership development and believes that leadership is for everyone and not about title or position. For nearly five years she was at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs as Associate Director for Workforce & Leadership Development and Family Involvement. Librada spent five years at the National Association of County and City Health Officials, the national organization representing local health departments, leading programs focusing on public health preparedness and leadership development. As a Public Health Prevention Service Fellow, Librada spent a year in Atlanta, Georgia at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and two years at a local health department, the Prince William Health District in Manassas, VA. While in graduate school she participated as the Edward Roybal Public Health Fellow in a nine-month policy fellowship through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
Since 2009 Librada has worked with individuals to embrace their leadership style. Librada is a Certified Professional Co-Active (CPCC) Coach through the Coaches Training Institute and an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation. She is a trained in-person and virtual facilitator through Technology of Participation (ToP). Additionally, Librada is a certified practitioner of leadership assessment tools, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the EQ-i2.0®, and The Leadership CircleTM. Librada received a Master’s in Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, with an emphasis in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Boston University.