Myeta Moon, originally from Washington DC, has spent much of her career in the nonprofit and government sectors, with a focus on improving community health in urban environments. She is currently the Director of Health at United Way Worldwide, where she directs and supports the development and implementation of health impact strategies for mobilizing communities. Previously, Myeta was the Director of City Initiatives at KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids have the balanced and active play needed to thrive. In this capacity, she oversaw efforts to encourage cities to utilize play to address urban challenges with program, policy, and infrastructure interventions. As part of her work, she managed the Playful City USA, a national program that recognizes the efforts of cities working to increase play access in their communities. Prior to joining KaBOOM!, she was the Associate Vice President of Health for the United Way of New York City. While there she was instrumental in developing and implementing program to policy initiatives that addressed issues of food and nutrition in low income New York City communities. In 2012, she took a brief leave of absence from United Way to work as a Field Organizer for Organizing for America in Durham, North Carolina. In this role, she recruited, trained and managed community based teams of volunteers to register, persuade and motivate voters to re-elect President Barack Obama. Before United Way of NYC, Myeta was an Assistant Legislative Representative for the New York City Mayor’s Office. She advocated on behalf of the City’s Health and Human Services agencies to the New York State Legislature, Governor’s Office, and New York State agencies. Myeta holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University.