Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, five-time author, international speaker, strategist, and advocate for maternal & infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, Kimberly is a leading voice on the socio-cultural complexities of motherhood. She is also the founder of Irth, a new app to address bias in maternity & infant care.
In this episode, Kimberly and I talk about how she awakened to the inequalities in maternal and infant healthcare, the scary reality of the impact of race on medical care, the racist history of the medical field, what she’s doing to decode bias and create a better experience for Black and brown women, how white women can help to address the inequality in our medical system, and so much more. You are going to love this episode!