Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Alzheimer’s Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter
Edie Yau is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Alzheimer’s Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter. She provides leadership and strategic direction to diversity and inclusion to advance the organization's vision to create a world without Alzheimer's. In her tenure, she has led innovative programs such as the Asian Dementia Care Network and the SF LGBT Dementia Care Project to raise concern and awareness in diverse communities. She was an appointee of the California Task Force on Family Caregiving which produced policy recommendations to address the issues faced by nearly 5 million caregivers. She currently serves on the California AARP Executive Council. Ms. Yau has been in the field of aging for nearly 25 years and has an MA in Gerontology.