Helga Luest is a senior communications manager with Abt Associates, where she leads efforts with Health and Humans Services, Department Of Justice, Department of Education, and the Evironmental Protection Agency. Helga has worked in public interest, public relations and health communications, providing strategic counsel and communications support over the past 30 years. Helga is an expert on behavioral health issues, social behavior change communication, and trauma-informed care. She received her certification in climate change and health from Yale, trained with former Vice President Al Gore to join the International Climate Reality Leadership Corps, and earned her CC-P certification from the Association of Climate Change Officers.
Director, Information and Communications, Manhattan Strategy