Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Morgan Dixon's work was prepared when Morgan Dixon was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
GirlTrek offers an innovative solution to the problem of obesity in the Black community that draws inspiration from Black history to contextualize health as a broader civil rights issue, meets women at their point of need with a feasible first step, and turns healthy living into a service opportunity by training women as health leaders in their communities.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
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