Sandra Igwe is a black maternal health advocate, TedX speaker, and is the Founder of The Motherhood Group, a social enterprise that supports the Black maternal experience by delivering community-based events, peer-to-peer support, national campaigns, and culturally sensitive programmes for black mothers.
Sandra is also a Trustee for Birthrights Charity, the leading charity on human rights in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK and she is also the co-chair of the National Inquiry into Racial Injustice in Maternity Care.
Sandra is the author of My Black Motherhood: Mental Health, Stigma, Racism and the System. In this book, she uses her voice, and many other Black women's experiences to demand that Black women are listened to, believed, and understood by healthcare professionals.
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM | Black Motherhood and Mental Health
"A breath of fresh air to listen to other Black women speak so openly about their experience. It resonated on so many levels and there was strength in that shared experience"
"I am in awe, inspired and completely moved by the day. Thank you for a nourishing and engaging day!"
"It was an amazing event and so professionally conducted via online. I felt in the room with all of the speakers"
"Thank you to everyone who helped put the event together and for the speakers. It was truly a blessing"
"Thank you for organizing a wonderful conference. Fantastic women doing fantastic work. It was both heart warming and inspiring"
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