Navigating the Healthcare System

For Black and Indigenous Womxn

w/ Takiya Ballard


Learn the how-tos of becoming a savvy healthcare consumer! There are many industry tactics and concepts that are in place to perpetuate the fact that healthcare consumers continue to stay uninformed. This class describes the ins and outs of a broken and biased healthcare system and how to navigate it wisely. 

the educator

Takiya Ballard


Takiya Sakina Ballard is a Certified Nurse Midwife who partners with birthing families to inspire them to become savvy birthers. She's spent nearly two decades as a midwife with nearly 1000 births in the hospital, birth center, and home. Takiya is the voice of the new podcast "The Savvy Black Birther" and a consultant to BIPOC birthing families seeking advocacy support and education. She is also a mentor to aspiring healthcare professionals through her mentorship program via Sakina Health, a virtual health service. Connect with Takiya here.