The Center for Medicare Advocacy is pleased to announce that Naseema Shafi (she/her) has joined our Board of Directors. Shafi is the Chief Executive Officer of Whitman-Walker Health in Washington DC. In her role as CEO, she works to implement the strategic vision, goals and initiatives of the Board of Directors. She leads and supports the growth and oversight of the health center with a focus on the provision of high-quality, affirming care that centers the community and maintains the vitality of Whitman-Walker. Prior to her current role, Shafi served as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for Whitman-Walker as well as its Director of Compliance, overseeing various matters related to corporate compliance and risk management. She joined Whitman-Walker in 2007.
Shafi received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar. In 2016, Shafi was honored as a Minority Business Leader by The Washington Business Journal.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy welcomes Naseema to our Board and looks forward to partnering with her in all of our common causes to advance access to equitable health care for all.