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Mayor Bowser to Host DC’s Fourth National Maternal and Infant Health Summit

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Health Professionals, Activists, Parents, and Public Officials to Discuss Maternal and Infant Health Innovation

(Washington, DC) – On Wednesday, September 15 at 2 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will host the District’s fourth National Maternal & Infant Health Summit. The summit will explore, strategize, and share solutions to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in the District and across the nation.

The summit, free and open to the public, will be in person on Wednesday, followed by virtual breakout sessions on Thursday, September 16. The summit is an opportunity for all attendees to see themselves in the development of solutions to maternal and infant health inequities.

The event will feature two mainstage panel discussions focus on partnership efforts to improve maternal health outcomes, reproductive and birth justice, and District investments in proven supports for birthing people, babies, and their families.

The summit can be streamed at dcmaternalhealth.com.

When:

Wednesday, September 15, at 2 pm

Who:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Dr. Faith Gibson Hubbard, Executive Director, Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs & Thrive by Five DC
Stacey Brayboy, Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs, March of Dimes
Dr. Robyn Jones, Senior Medical Director, Women’s Health, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Angelina Spicer, Comedian, Actress, and Activist
John Falcicchio, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Sally Allain, Head, JLabs
Early Education Leaders
Public Health Leaders

Where:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Ballroom B & C
801 Mt Vernon Place, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Mt Vernon Square 7th Street – Convention Center Metro*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. 

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event to watch from a safe, virtual space. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos