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Minnesota Community Care’s Cindy N. Kaigama To Be Recognized by The Women’s Health Leadership TRUST


Kaigama Among 20 Women Chosen for Making a Significant Contribution to the Health Care Sector

Saint Paul, MINNESOTA – Minnesota Community Care is proud to announce that Cindy N. Kaigama, Health Equity Partner in the Equity, People, and Culture Department, has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Award in the Community Engagement category.

The TRUST Awards celebrate Minnesota women and companies in health care who are advancing efforts to help the health care industry boldly transform its future.

Cindy N. Kaigama will be recognized for her outstanding contributions and leadership to excellence throughout the health care industry at the annual Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Forum, to be held virtually on September 28th.

A panel of independent judges identified award finalists among nominations submitted for the following categories:

•Collaboration & Partnerships, which honors a woman who builds partnerships within an organization or forges collaborative external relationships that address a common goal where both parties benefit.

•Health & Well-Being, which honors a woman who advances the health and well-being of individuals, organizations and communities.

•Innovation & Technology, which honors an innovative woman who leads technological advances in health care that improve health outcomes, patient care and/or business impact.

•Leadership, which celebrates a woman viewed by her team, peers, superiors and business partners as an exceptional leader.

•Community Engagement, which honors a woman who is advancing the overall health of the communities where we live.

The Women’s Health Leadership TRUST is an inclusive network whose members support, inspire and offer insights to women throughout the health care profession. With more than 500 members, the TRUST represents a wide array of health care organizations and is made up of a collaborative force of dynamic women who lead by sharing their insights, expertise and trusted knowledge with colleagues and other health care leaders.

You can see the entire list of Women’s Health Leadership TRUST 2021 award winners and learn more about the Forum event by visiting www.whltrust.org.


Minnesota Community Care was founded in 1969 with a simple purpose – to meet the health needs of the underserved. As the largest federally qualified health center in the state, Minnesota Community Care provides primary care, mental health care, pharmacy access, vision care, chiropractic care, and more, to nearly 40,000 patients each year across 17 clinical locations. Public health and outreach services reach an additional 30,000 beneficiaries annually.