Ms. Grazell Howard
Strategic Business Consultant, King Kairos
Grazell R. Howard, Esq., is the founder and CEO of King & Kairos, Inc., a strategic consulting firm.
With wide-ranging experience in both the public and private sectors, Ms. Howard
has worked for the Honorable Charles Rangel, as a former prosecutor for the Queens District Attorney's Office and as a lawyer for a major insurance company where she
developed strategy and managed litigation cases.
has advised, coached and partnered with some of America's top executives and their organizations.
She has worked with senior leadership at NICHD in designing and mobilizing diverse people around reproductive health issues and sudden infant death syndrome, which disproportionately impacts black women.
As a health advocate, she has been the architect of community engagement initiatives that have changed the awareness trajectory of major health concerns, including the "Back to Sleep" campaign that is still considered one of the most successful NIH/NICHD community partnerships.
Grazell serves as the legal advisor and ethicist to the NIH Cancer Health Disparities Commission established by President George W. Bush and as Chair of The Black AIDS Institute, the only black domestic think tank focusing on HIV/AIDS, with special emphasis mobilization, information dissemination, science and treatment training for the non-clinical workforce.
Grazell is a graduate of the North Carolina Central University School of Law.
The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Grazell
family cherish her
Thurgood Marshall Award of Excellence.