Roza Do

Roza Do is a consultant, design strategist, and DJ advancing health equity and collective well-being through music, medicine, and multi-sector action.


Roza brings over a decade of experience working with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, health systems, and cross-sector initiatives across California and beyond to support capacity building and collaboration at the intersection of primary care and community health improvement, with a focus on serving marginalized communities and strengthening the health care safety net. She specializes in program and strategy development, coaching, and integrating human-centered design and quality improvement to drive continuous learning, inclusive engagement, and innovation. Among various consulting roles, she currently serves as senior health equity associate at HealthBegins co-leading statewide and national learning collaboratives to build health care and community partnerships to address the social and structural determinants of health, including advancing food security and racial equity.

Aside from consulting for mission-driven organizations, Roza is the touring DJ for Oakland-based hip-hop artists and activists – journalist and emcee, Rocky Rivera, and two-time Grammy-nominees, Alphabet Rockers. Over the past 15 years, she has performed at local, national, and international venues and festivals including SF & Oakland Pride, Hiero Day, Life Is Living, SXSW, John F. Kennedy Center, National Museum of African American History & Culture, and Manila FlipTop Festival.

Roza holds Masters degrees in public health and city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley, and currently resides in the Bay Area with her partner, son, and rescue pup.




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Learning Lab: Cultural Strategies for Belonging: Learning from Doing 2019-2021
Two years into our cultural strategy efforts, the work has affirmed the importance and power of culture’s role in creating belonging. Learn from four projects - on care, climate displacement, planning and development, and abolition - that exemplify the four practices of our strategy. Designed for: Artists, cultural strategy practitioners, n on-profit staff, organizers and funders interested in strengthening cultural strategy in organizing, research, planning or other social change work. Lab registration is open to conference participants only. After registering for the conference, you will...
The Work: We Take Care of Us (A session on bridging with music by the Alphabet Rockers)
Alphabet Rockers (2020 OBI Artist-in-Residence) reveal how their songwriting process relies on inquiry into the human experience to effect cultural change. This anti-racist work centers children and families, listening to the questions they hold and developing musical responses. The process and products are intergenerational spaces for envisioning, finding joy and building cultural infrastructures of care and understanding. In this session they’ll focus on three projects that demonstrate how they embrace human experiences (LISTENING), embody community practices (EXPANDING), and use their art...