March For Mums Speakers

May 14, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Washington DC

1:00 – 2:10 PM

Dr. Ginger Breedlove, March for Moms (MFM), President

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

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

Arica McKinnon – Family sponsored by March of Dimes

Dawn Thompson, President/Founder, ImprovingBirth, MFM Board

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

Dr. Eugene Declercq, Boston University School of Public Health

Lea Morris– Musical performer

2:10 – 3:10 PM

Lesley Rathbun, March for Moms, Secretary 

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

Dr. Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, President American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jamie Mueller – Family sponsored by Lamaze Intl

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

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

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

Zoe Alexandratos – Musical performer

3:10 – 4:10 PM

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, FAAN, President Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

DC Community of Hope Family – hosted by Ebony Marcelle

David Monteith –UK Actor, Sponsored by Frontier Nursing University

Women Spirit DC Choir, Directed by Mairi Breen Rothman

Fun for Families

Professional Kite Flyers

Children’s Activity Tables and Physical Activity offerings

Breastfeeding & Diaper Changing Tents – Sponsored by Baby + Co