CURRENT WORK

TWO BEE BIRTH SERVICES
owner, childbirth educator, doula | May 2010 – present

  • Plan, create and teach childbirth education and parenting courses for expectant women, couples and families.
  • Provide doula services in the form of physical, emotional, informational and advocacy support to women and their families during prenatal, birth and postpartum periods.
  • Started this business and manage ongoing operations including client relationships, accounting and management of subcontractors.

 
CREATIVE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
freelance | May 2013 – present

  • Provide small business management services to local artists and small businesses.
  • Services include but are not limited to:
    • Bookkeeping, accounting and budgeting
    • Customer relationship and communication management
    • Process development and workflow troubleshooting

 

SIDE PROJECTS

BLOOM COMMUNITY
founder, volunteer | May 2011 – present

  • Founded and moderate a large and very active online parenting support community with ~1,500 local members.
  • Established and manage the Bloom Community Space, set up to support our online community with meet-ups, classes, workshops and events.
  • Host a weekly New Mamas postpartum support group.

 
AMERICAN MIDWIFERY CERTIFICATION BOARD
consumer member | April 2014 – April 2016
 
 
GRANT AWARD : Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding through Peer and Professional Support

co-awardee | January 2015 – June 2016
As part of an initiative to increase breastfeeding rates among African American mothers, Two Bee Birth Services and the Community Breastfeeding Coalition have received funding through a grant from NACCHO to support the education and training of African American breastfeeding professionals.