Celebrated actress and humanitarian Ashley Judd joined PSI as board member in 2004 after serving as Global Ambassador for PSI’s HIV education and prevention program, YouthAIDS since 2002. As YouthAIDS Global Ambassador, Ms. Judd was the subject of three award-winning documentaries aired in more than 150 countries worldwide on VH1, The Discovery Channel and The National Geographic Channel. Ms. Judd has brought vital awareness to these issues closest to her heart through several award-winning documentaries, and countless media interviews. Ms. Judd has visited legislators on Capitol Hill, addressed the General Assembly of the UN, spoken at the National Press Club, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations and at the Condé Nast World Savers Congress, and served as an expert panelist at the Clinton Global Initiative. She has also given the prestigious Blazer Lecture at the University of Kentucky. Ms. Judd has become involved in complementary efforts with organizations such as Heifer International, Women For Women International, Equality Now, Apne Aap International and many other non-profit organizations that focus on empowering the most vulnerable populations.