Whitney Cipolla, MPA

Policy Analyst

Whitney Cipolla is a lifelong Tulsan committed to building a more equitable society through policy, advocacy, and service. As a policy analyst at Healthy Minds, Whitney researches and helps implement solutions-oriented and data-driven policies to improve behavioral health outcomes for Oklahomans.

Whitney most recently worked as an advocacy specialist at Mental Health Association Oklahoma and previously taught sixth-grade English language arts. She is actively involved in the community and serves on the boards for the Little Blue House and Oklahomans for Equality, the Teach for America Greater Tulsa alumni board, and the TYPROS leadership team. She is also a graduate of Leadership Tulsa’s Lead Together Class 2, New Voices Class 12, and LT Represent Class 1.

Whitney was named a Top 10 Senior and graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Arts in English and women’s and gender studies and a minor in education. She received her master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in public policy and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from OU-Tulsa in 2020.

Founding investment and ongoing support from The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation.