VIDEO: Rebecca Smiddy, a nurse-midwife, shares her story of overcoming grief and depression, and encourages others to recognize their worth.
We are excited to launch this video page for women who prefer to speak their story rather than write it. We invite you to share YOUR story of overcoming the fears, beliefs, or circumstances that once held you back in any way. We know that your story can encourage and inspire many other women & girls.
We are very grateful to Elisa Gambino of One Productions for her excellent advice and tireless support, and we admire her commitment to the empowerment of women & girls in her personal and professional life. We also extend many thanks to Scott Hayes of Altera Web and to Michele Bires of Sefcik Productions for their work in bringing this video page to life.
VIDEO: Julia Wiklander, founder of Girls’ Globe, leads a global network of young women working to raise the voices of women and girls around the world.
VIDEO: Joanne Rama tells her courageous story of overcoming racism and family violence while celebrating her role as a midwife.
VIDEO: Mitra Kadarsih discusses the diversity of Indonesia, and how midwifery embodies inclusive, non-judgmental, women-centered care that empowers women.
VIDEO: Ava Vosu & Charlotte Toogood, mother and daughter midwives, share their perspective on perseverance, moving forward, and appreciating the inspiring people in our lives.
VIDEO: Esther Mast, a nurse-midwife who has lived and worked in the U.S., Haiti and Burkina Faso, talks about helping people realize their strength.
VIDEO: Andrea Jordan, a midwife trained in the U.K. and practicing in Barbados, shares her story and encourages women and girls to learn from the challenges in their lives.
VIDEO: Nelma C. Galas, of The Philippines and Australia, shares her commitment to midwifery, to her medical missions, and to helping people.
VIDEO: Joy Marini, a passionate advocate globally for women’s leadership in health care, shares how her personal experiences have shaped her advocacy for the prevention of preterm birth.
VIDEO: Sake Jemelia Beda tells her story of becoming a midwife and of her decision to try to resuscitate a newborn baby whom others believed was dead.