WHO WE ARE

Our Mission

NBEC creates transnational solutions that optimize Black maternal, infant, sexual, and reproductive wellbeing. We shift systems and culture through training, research, technical assistance, policy, advocacy, and community-centered collaboration.

Our Vision

All Black mamas, their babies, and their villages should THRIVE.

Our Core Values

Radical Joy • Reproductive & Sexual Freedom • Black Lives • Sisterhood (Collaboration) • Anti-Racism/Decolonization • Power • Black Feminism-Womanism

Joia Adele Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG

A thought leader around racism as a root cause of health inequities, Speaker, Trainer, Advocate, Policy Expert, and fighter for justice, Joia Crear-Perry is the Founder and President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative.

Learn more about our Founder & President