Our guest speaker, Professor Bernier, a distinguished legal scholar, highlighted alarming maternal mortality rates, especially affecting Black Americans at more than twice the rate of their white counterparts in a post-Roe America. With over two decades of experience, she’s a leader in legal education and has played a pivotal role in establishing nascent law schools. Her expertise in Constitutional Law, particularly Gender and International Human Rights of Women, shines through her extensive teaching and administrative roles. She’s a graduate of Howard University School of Law (JD), Temple University (LLM), and holds esteemed certificates and memberships in various prestigious legal institutions, further enhancing her authority in the field of law and social justice.
BOOB School – Black Maternal Health in the US
What is Bipower? It can be empowering to be in tune with one’s own body, to track the ebbs and flows, estrogen rises and progesterone plunges, of one’s cycle; however,
Since our first BOOB School in June 2022, we have discussed many important issues in the fight for bodily autonomy and reproductive justice.
The Turnaway Study is ANSIRH’s prospective longitudinal study examining the effects of unwanted pregnancy on women’s lives. The major aim of the study is to describe the mental health, physical