Research Topics: Health Inequity, Birthing Justice, Systemic Racism, Immigration
Context: The U.S., particularly rural areas in Texas
Approach and Methods: Maternal Justice Frameworks, Feminist epistemology, Intersectionality, Participatory Design, Service Design.
This research endeavor seeks to produce outcomes that are useful for organizations working in areas of birthing justice and immigration rights, to advocate for policy change, greater research funding, and forge cross-sector collaborations.
1. Historical Research
2. Pragmatic Research:
I'm currently fostering a special collaboration between Mama Sana Vibrant Woman (MSVW) and graphic design students at the School of Design and Creative Technologies in UT Austin. MSVW is an Austin-based non-profit that provides culturally congruent pre and post natal care to black and latina moms. We are working on creating design material to support their program outreach, volunteer recruitment and community engagement efforts.
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