Born in Manchester to Caribbean parents, Tresca is a mother to four children and also a grandmother. She was diagnosed with late-stage HIV in August 2015. Tresca works across a wide range of diverse community spaces, which includes testing people for HIV and other STIs, and in health intervention outreach where she delivers condoms and information resources to LGBT+ venues in Hackney and the surrounding areas. She has a passion for engaging with and empowering different communities, helping to fight HIV stigma and end HIV transmissions by 2030. Tresca is also a mentor mother with the 4M Network, peer mentor and activist.