WHO WE ARE
Kiley Mayfield, MPH is a Birth Equity Policy Analyst on the Policy team. She is responsible for policy and advocacy initiatives on the state and local levels primarily in Louisiana and New Orleans. Driven by her life experiences and observation of the impacts of systemic oppression on health in Black under-resourced communities, her passion is to reduce disparities and improve overall health for those community members. She served as a 2018-2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Fellow, where she focused on maternal and perinatal health. She has led the Mama+ Health Policy Agenda efforts to create policies that address the Black maternal health crisis on the state and local levels in Louisiana. Kiley obtained her training in Social Work and Public Health, with a focus in MCH, from Virginia Commonwealth University and Tulane University, respectively. She enjoys reading, karaoke, poetry, and freestyling. She is also known as the Remix Queen and #1 Hypewoman amongst her loved ones, or possibly only in her head.