Roma Guy is a social justice activist and policy leader on public health, poverty, girls and women's rights. She has been involved in numerous projects protecting women's health rights, many in the San Francisco Bay area, including the Women's Building, Women's Foundation/CA and the California Women's Agenda, which advocates for universal health care and women's reproductive rights that respect the rich cultural and linguistic diversity in America. Formerly, she directed the Bay Area Homelessness Program and was appointed as a member of the Mayor's Homeless Task Force that developed the care plan to address the homeless crisis in the Bay Area. She served on the Health Commission for the City and County of San Francisco for twelve years. From 1991 to 2007 as Clinical Faculty, Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, she taught to inspire and train a new generation of public health activists interested in pursuing a career in public health. She was nominated for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize as part of the 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize project.