Giovanna Rossi

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Giovanna is President/Owner  of Collective Action Strategies LLC and is Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and Women’s Studies Program at the University of New Mexico. Giovanna received her masters degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from the London School of Economics, and her bachelors degree from the University of New Mexico in Latin American Studies and Spanish. Formerly the executive director of the New Mexico Women’s Health Office, Giovanna has been working on public health and social justice policy issues for 16 years.

Well Woman Radio
3:52 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Improving Birth For Moms And Babies

A gathering for the "Rally To Improve Birth" in front of the Austin TX. Capitol Building.
Credit rallytoimprovebirth.com

9/13 8a:  Recently, women across the country came together in over one hundred and seventy locations for a coordinated "Rally to Improve Birth" . The idea was to increase awareness and support for evidence based maternity care. Hear from Tina Cassidy, author of Birth: the Surprising History of How We Are Born and Abigail Lannin Eaves, executive director of Dar A Luz Birth and Health Center in Albuquerque, NM, as well as mom Liz Foster, doula Sara Bautista and nurse Lauren Oberholser, as we explore birth and health outcomes for moms and babies.

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