Once Upon A Preemie, Inc 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Black Maternal Health and Neonatal Equity Conference: Parents, Practitioners, Policies, and Solutions
November 16th 5:00pm-9:00pm EST – November 17th | 8:00am-5:00pm EST
University Science Center, Quorum
3675 Market Street, Suite 400, Philadelphia, PA 19104
About the Conference
The Black Maternal Health and Neonatal Care Conference empowers healthcare professionals and parent advocates to eliminate health disparities and center voices of black birthing and preemie families.
Join Once Upon A Preemie, Inc. for a combined 1st Annual Fundraiser and 2nd Annual Conference: Black Maternal Health and Neonatal Equity Conference: Parents, Practitioners, Policies, and Solutions. This in-person two- day conference will engage perinatal and neonatal healthcare professionals and Black Preemie Parents/Advocates for a powerful day of health and racial equity education and empowerment, to center the lived and post-partum experiences of Black Birthing Women.
This conference also seeks to:
- Empower the Black Maternal Health and Neonatal community
- Unite with one voice and one vision to advocate for culturally appropriate and Black woman-led solutions
- Transform the delivery of healthcare for Black birthing and preemie families.
Who is the conference for?
Healthcare providers, clinicians, researchers, advocates, public health and community health professionals, and Preemie Parents. We also welcome government officials, DEI practitioners, tech innovators, students, media, and reproductive justice advocates who want to elevate the voices and experiences of Black Birthing and Preemie Families, and the various issues connected to Black Maternal Health. We welcome all who are invested in driving equitable solutions for Black Maternal Health and Neonatal Care.
Schedule At A Glance
Friday, November 17, 2023
8:00–11:00am Welcome Remarks, Panel Presentation
11:00am–12:00pm Keynote Address
12:00–1:15pm Lunch, Visit Exhibitors, and Networking
1:15–2:15pm Breakout Sessions
2:30–3:30pm Fireside Chat
3:30–4:30pm Special Guest Speaker
4:30–5:00pm Awards Ceremony
This year's conference will include three breakout sessions that will focus on innovative best practices provided by parents, practitioners, and advocates:
- Local Innovations
- Doula Innovations
- Breastfeeding Innovations