Bridgette Picou, LVN
Bridgette Picou is a licensed vocational nurse in Palm Springs, California. An avid writer, she pens a column in Positively Aware magazine called "Being Bridgette" about life as a Black woman with HIV. She is a sitting member of the Board of Directors for HIV & Aging Research Project-Palm Springs (HARP-PS) and Co-Chair and Community Advisory Board Member for The Well Project-HIV and Women. Bridgette is also an active HIV blogger and a member of ANAC, the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Greater Palm Springs Chapter. Finding a voice in advocacy and activism is a natural progression, since she feels that every time she fights for someone else, she affirms her own life.