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National Medical Association Professional Development Series

Portia Reddick White, J.D.

Portia Reddick White is Vice-President of Strategic Partnerships with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK). She leads the overall strategic direction on outreach and implementation in building, cultivating, and sustaining relationships with external partnerships with a particular emphasis on those disproportionately impacted by tobacco. In previous roles she has served as Senior Advisor with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, as Lobbyist with the National Education Association and Director of Legislative and Political Affairs at Transport Workers Union of America. Additionally, she has participated in leadership roles with AARP and the 2016 Democratic National Convention. With portfolios that included various interest including health care, she has managed outreach, strategy, counsel and served as primary liaison to groups such as the Congressional Black Caucus, the Hispanic Congressional Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus and more. Cumulatively, Portia has over twenty years of experience in advocacy and grassroots organizing and building.