A healthier you is a more powerful you

UnitedHealthcare and ESSENCE have joined together to support Black women in their journey to live healthier lives. During ESSENCE Festival of Culture™, we partnered to find more ways to focus on what matters to you — your health, your world and your work. Because a healthier you is a more powerful you. Explore these resources gathered at the event — and keep celebrating a healthier you.

Experience the power of ESSENCE Festival of Culture through the lens of festival attendees.  

ESSENCE Festival of Culture Recap

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Supporting Black women at every step in their health journey

Each stage in life has its unique challenges and health questions. We’re here to support Black women with resources to help guide you along the way. 

Support at every stage

Some health needs are lifelong. Explore these resources for health care essentials, like yearly checkups with your doctor, mental health support and more.

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

See how the values and culture at UnitedHealthcare guide our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.