As part of our relaunch we are highlighting our staff, volunteers and board members. Next up: Sabia!
Describe your background and what led you to Nurturely’s work. What motivated you to work with Nurturely?
I am a revolutionary doula and CEO of For the Village and Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings. We partnered to create the MilkMagic lactation program, it’s an educational program.
What motivated you to work with Nurturely?
Reproductive justice disparities and lactation which is connected to reproductive justice as a whole. I’ve been working with them since 2018.
What is your role within Nurturely?
Near and dear of my heart now that I’m President of the board. It’s kind of like a facilitator role, my job as the president one make sure that we are meeting our goals but also making sure that everyone is still connected to what we are doing. It’s like being the doula of the group.
What do you hope to do with Nurturely? What are your goals in working with Nurturely?
The obvious goal to be a group that is effective in closing disparities, removing barriers and providing resources for those barriers. Long-term I want to have a permanent partnership with For the Village and Nurturely.
What do you do outside of Nurturely (hobbies, work, school, passions, etc.)?
I am writing my first book and currently recording a podcast called The Black Doula Podcast. The first season is all about The Body. I have a dog named Cairo and live in Georgia.