Project Director, NHPI Data Policy Lab at UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
‘Alisi Tulua, M.S., is the Project Director for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) Data Policy Lab at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) and the Data/Communications Lead for the Southern California Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team (SoCal PICRT).
She has spent the last 15 years in community-based non-profit work where she continues to receive the greatest and most significant education of her life under the guidance and mentorship of her Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander elders. Over these years, she has contributed to the fabric of NHPI communities through her work in cancer and health disparities, youth development, community organizing, coalition building, capacity building, and policy advocacy.
‘Alisi is honored to be in her current role at the NHPI Data Policy Lab where she is challenged to learn a new area of work in data equity. In addition to this role and her contributions to the SoCal PICRT, she currently serves on the boards of National CAPACD, NHPI Alliance, and Anamatangi Polynesian Voices.
‘Alisi currently lives in Monterey, CA. She has a Master of Science in biology and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cell biology from University of California, San Diego.