Evany Turk is the membership engagement coordinator for Positive Women's Network -- USA (PWN), a national advocacy organization of women living with HIV. She is also a woman who has been living with HIV for 17 years. Before starting at PWN-USA, she was a certified community health worker and a community advocate. Evany is the creator and author of evidence-informed community support group modules designed for women living with HIV. She is passionate about youth and young adults; she believes with mentorship they can change the world. She is from Chicago and currently lives in Dallas.
The Lifetime documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' has helped highlight how sexual assault impacts young black girls and teens. Evany Turk explains how ending rape culture is essential to ending the HIV epidemic.