Monét Gilmoreis from Prince George’s County, Maryland, and completed her master’s degree at Tulane University’s Master of Public Health Program, concentrating in Community Health Sciences. She received a bachelor of science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Health and Wellness, along with a double minor in Psychology and African American Studies from High Point University. From a young age, Ms. Gilmore noticed the health disparities in her county, which sparked her passion for health equity and health education. Currently, Ms. Gilmore works as an educator in Prince George’s County Public School System. She is a firm believer in the importance of holistic health education that focuses on the combined effects of physical, emotional, and mental health. Ms. Gilmore hopes to be equipped to serve her hometown of Prince George’s County, Maryland, to give back to her community and work to eliminate the health disparities she witnessed as a child growing up.
In addition to teaching, Ms. Gilmore continues to educate others as a Mental Health Advocate where she serves in her church (First Baptist Church of Glenarden) as a core lead in both their Mental Health Support Ministry and Young Adult Ministry. Ms. Gilmore also works alongside her mother in her business, Divine Exchanges, where they host Mental Health First Aid courses and trainings for both professionals and churches.
When she’s not teaching or in school herself, you can find her relaxing doing a yoga flow, painting, listening to music or trying out a new recipe. Monét is known for her passion and talent in dance. She’s also a self-proclaimed foodie and her dream is to travel to beaches around the world trying new foods, embracing culture.