Joycelyn Macbeth

Program Associate, Learning and Evaluation

Joycelyn Macbeth is a program associate for learning and impact evaluation at Blue Shield of California Foundation. In this role she launches and drives agency-wide initiatives, supports staff in the assessment of programmatic and grantmaking strategies, and facilitates staff learning and reflection, to optimize the Foundation’s impact in the field.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Macbeth led the federal grant application and reporting process as a development associate at Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center, a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, and non-English-speaking populations in Alameda County. She also served as executive coordinator at The George Washington University, where she oversaw student immunizations compliance, and evaluated sexually transmitted disease screening services. In addition, she contributed to the SisterAct pilot program at The Women's Collective, which specializes in HIV care management, prevention, and policy advocacy in Washington, DC.

Ms. Macbeth was selected as a 2004 Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholar by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation where she worked for former Sen. Russell Feingold on Capitol Hill. She graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor of arts in ethnic studies, and from The George Washington University with a master's degree in public health. An Oakland, California native, she enjoys being active in the outdoors, international travel, and learning new culinary recipes.