Angela Doyinsola Aina, MPH is the Co-Director and Research Lead for the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. Aina has over 14 years of public health experience, working in different capacities on projects focused on: incorporating health equity strategies into reproductive and maternal health initiatives; strengthening strategic planning and community-based workforce development; and conducting research. Aina holds a Master of Public Health degree in International and Women’s Health from Morehouse School of Medicine, where she conducted a sequential mixed-method analysis of the reproductive health attitudes and behaviors of Nigerian-born immigrant women in the U.S., and a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University in Psychology and African-American Studies. Aina’s expertise and perspectives on black maternal health has been featured in media outlets such as the Huffington Post, The Atlantic, the Root, and HLN/CNN. Aina is passionate about and committed to work that seek to achieve: the self-determination of women of African descent; the elimination of violence against women; the promotion of Black and African women’s rights and leadership; and womanist solutions to social and economic injustices. In her spare time, Aina enjoys singing, dancing, sewing, and dabbling in all things science fiction and fantasy.