BioArtanesha Jackson is a proud native of Oakland, CA and a product of public schools. As a Clinical Social Worker, she has over sixteen years of direct service experience and prides herself on being a mentor and leader in her community. As part of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, she found the opportunity to combat health inequity through the Center for Child & Community Health.
Artanesha is a member of UCSF’s Center for Community Engagement Council, serving on the Research Committee, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force and the Black Caucus.
She attended UC Berkeley, graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies & Social Welfare. She graduated from The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Social Work. Jackson has completed the Emerging Leaders of Color Leadership Program (2017) and the UCSF Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (Fall 2018).
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Anti-Racism / Diversity Equity & Inclusion Training,Community Health,Community Partnerships,Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),Fundraising,Health and Technology,Healthcare Innovation and Transformation,Mental and Behavioral Health,Pediatrics,Primary Care,Program Development,Quality Improvement,Youth Development