Speakers

May 14, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Washington DC

1:00 – 2:10 PM

Ginger Breedlove, PhD, CNM, March for Moms (MFM), Board President

Dr. John Jennings, 65th President, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MFM Committee)

Jennie Joseph, CPM, Ex Dir Commonsense Childbirth Inc., MFM Advisor

Arica McKinnon, Family sponsored by March of Dimes

Christy Turlington Burns, Every Mother Counts, Founder & CEO, MFM Advisor

Nicolle Gonzales, CNM, Ex Dir/Founder Changing Woman Initiative, MFM Advisor

Eugene Declercq, PhD, Boston University School of Public Health

Music – Lea Morris (guitar/vocals) Xaq Rothman (bass) Mairi Rothman (backup vocals)

2:10 – 3:10 PM

Lesley Rathbun, CNM, President American Association of Birth Centers, MFM Board Secretary 

Chanel Porchia-Albert, CD, CLC, Founder Ancient Song Doula Services, MFM Advisor

Dawn Thompson, President/Founder Improving Birth, MFM Board Member

Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, President American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jamie Mueller, Family sponsored by Lamaze Intl

Ebony Marcelle, CNM, Dir Midwifery, Community of Hope/Family Health DC Birth Center, MFM Board Member

Dr. Haywood Brown, 68th President of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Music – Zoe Alexandratos (lead vocals) Lea Morris, Xaq Rothman (backup vocals)

3:10 – 4:10

Dr. Neel Shah, OB/GYN, Harvard Professor, Founder Costs of Care, March for Moms Vice-President

Elizabeth Dawes Gay, MPH, Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Emily Drake, PhD, RN, President Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

S. Nadia Hussain, Maternal Justice Campaign Director, MomsRising

David Monteith, UK Actor, Sponsored by Frontier Nursing University

WomenSpirit Singers, Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM, Director

Fun for Families

Professional Kite Flyers

Children’s Activity Tables and Physical Activity offerings

Breastfeeding & Diaper Changing Tents – Sponsored by Baby + Co

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