Zakiyyah Sorensen, RN, BSN
Position title: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Phone: Outreach Manager
Zakiyyah Sorensen is the CORE Outreach Manager and Engagement Hub Director. In this role, Zakiyyah directs the strategic planning and vision for CORE outreach and engagement, and identifies and maintains networks of interested parties from large organizational stakeholders to individuals at the community level. Through those relationships, she facilitates the identification of research priorities, and the development, translation, and dissemination of research findings in support of community needs in Wisconsin.
Zakiyyah is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Zakiyyah specialized in Sexual and Reproductive Health as a Public Health Nurse with the Madison and Dane County Public Health Department. She co-created a sexual and reproductive health curriculum centered on principles of reproductive justice, presented most recently at the National Sexual Health Conference, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Safe Healthy Strong Conference, HCET, and Providers and Teens Communicating for Health.