Pablo Moulden

Pablo Moulden

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Program Coordinator, Youth Outreach and HIV Face to Face, NovaSalud Inc.

Pablo Moulden was diagnosed with HIV at age 17 in 2009 while attending high school. Years later he publicly disclosed his HIV positive status and subsequently became a health advocate, peer educator and public speaker on matters such as sexual health & relationships and HIV prevention. As of recent he has been serving as the Program Coordinator for both the HIV Face To Face Program and the new Youth Outreach Program. Additionally he performs STD (including HIV) testing and prevention counseling as a Health Educator in Northern Virginia.

Pablo is now 27 years old and has reached approximately 4,100 students, faculty and social workers in Virginia and DC. He volunteered on the Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry’s speakers bureau for a year. At George Washington University (GWU) he served on the opening plenary session panel of GWU's HIV Summit 2017 and on panels for Dr. Charles Samenow's human sexuality classes (invited 7 times). Currently, he volunteers with NovaSalud Inc’s (LGBTQ+ and Latinx specialized HIV prevention nonprofit) on their speakers bureau as well as a Health Educator. He serves on the community advisory boards of DC Center for AIDS Research and Whitman-Walker Health.

Other involvements include having volunteered at La Clinica del Pueblo's LGBTQ+ youth center Empoderate. He has lead two teams for the DC Walk & 5K To End HIV that collectively raised $1,931 with over 23 team participants. He served on DC's Different Drummers (LGBTQ+ music ensembles nonprofit) board as an at-large director for a year and a half. Additionally, he served as Chair of the Arlington Young Democrats Health, Education and Environment Caucus. Pablo also testified before the Virginia House of Delegates Education Committee during the 2018 legislative session for the sex education reform Bill HB 159 to mandate a medically accurate curriculum. He plans to continue advocating for reform at the state level until legislation is passed and founded the Virginia Coalition for Sex Ed Reform to accomplish this goal while also advocating at the local level.

Pablo now lives in Arlington, Virginia. He has resumed his A.S. Social Sciences degree at NOVA Community College with a transfer track to George Mason University for a  B.S. Community Health and B.S.W. Social Work dual degree. He has a non-profit career in HIV prevention and education.