It was an evening of BIG + BOLD IDEAS!
The TEDxUNC Salon: What if…Reimagining Maternal and Child Health in the US was held on January 17th.
Join the momentum, share your “what if,” big+bold call for action using #WhatIfMCH.
We were inspired with ideas and actions to make changes in the lives of young adults, families and communities.
- Find photo galleries from the TEDxUNC #WhatIfMCH HERE.
- View the TEDxUNC Salon “What If” Program HERE.
- These talks & performances have been filmed, edited, and will be premiered at the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs’ National Conference Details here. Speaker features will be shared at www.beforeandbeyond.org.
Our speakers for the evening who helped us reimagine health by asking what if…
Malika Redmond, MA
What if… justice could only be realized if we listened to the voices of Black women?
Why the Knowledge and Work of Black Women Can Be Our Guide Towards Reproductive Justice and Social Transformation
Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, FACOG, FABM
What if …we counted caring work?
Closing the care work deficit with the Care4America Corps
What if…running together remedied racism?
Running Together to Create a Culture of Health and to Help Remedy Racism
Tanya M. Bass, MS, CHES – SouthernSexologist™
What if… we normalized intimacy?
Including Intimacy In Reproductive Life Planning & Sexual Health Education
What if…we were not afraid to lead for equity?
Leading for Equity
Cornell P. Wright, MPA
What if… we viewed sexual health in context?
#ColorPurpleRain: Sexual Health Equity in Context
Betsy Polk & Maggie Ellis Chotas
What if…women were in charge?
Women Leading Together – Let’s make this the rule, not the exception
Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH
What if…the solution to improving the nation’s health- was in the palm of your hand?
Technology: An underutilized tool in public health
Monica Raye Simpson
What if…we coupled our activism with our artistry?
Artivism: A Strategy for Shifting Culture of Maternal & Child Health
The evening was supported by: