Caring For An Aging LGBTQ Population

2019 ⸱ 

Nii-Quartelai Quartey, EdD


When it comes to LGBTQ health and wellnes, Dr. Nii-Quartelai Quartey sees the big picture. Suffering a crisis of discrimination and social isolation, the aging LGBTQ population numbers in the millions, yet many individuals have to deny their identity to receive care and housing. Nii-Quartelai makes the case for intersectional analysis and multicultural collaboration as an essential strategy to affect nationwide change.

About the speaker(s)

Nii-Quartelai Quartey, EdD serves as a strategic advisor to the Senior Vice President of Multicultural Leadership at AARP and serves on the Washington, D.C. LGBT Advisory Commission, National Foster Youth Institute Board of Directors, American Heart Association “Voices for Healthy Kids” Grantmaking Subcommittee as well as teaches in the MBA program at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. He is a double graduate of Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology and proud alumni of the University of Southern California where he completed his undergraduate education.

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