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The individuals who have completed & graduated from the trades program through The Ember Blueprint are from all over the world and yet there is a constant feeling of closeness and connection.
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The Pinay Doulas Collective
Each year bebo mia set aside a small scholarship fund for their Maternal Support Practitioner Program (aka Doula Certification). Each year we talk with the most unbelievable women, strong, supportive women who are true community leaders. Often times, these women do not have the resources to jump into a doula training, but want it so bad I can feel it in their voice or their stories. This year a whole group of women showed up at our (online) door, and we could just tell they are here to make big changes, and we cannot wait to watch that happen!
My name is Kate Ubermuth and my pronouns are she/her. I have known that I identify as an intersectional feminist since about Sophomore year of high school. I became interested in birth work in my Sophomore year, the sheer power that birthing people have as well as the gross injustices that they often face called on me to learn more. I created an independent study about the role of midwives and doulas throughout history and today and recently finished up one about the reproductive justice movement. At the core of it all, I want to be a doula because 1) I want to help people tap into the power and intuition that they have been told to ignore, and 2) I want to increase love and empathy in this world.
My name is Erin Vinson. Lover of all things purple, sweet tea, photography, and animals of course! I’m a 26-year-old, mother to one sweet little nugget, my two-month-old, Edyn Azalea. Overall, I would like to consider myself a nice fusion of earthy, birth-y, and a heaping scoop of nerdy. Sharing my experiences through the application process for the Be Brave Award moved me to be just that. Brave. The Be Brave Award is shaping the future of my life and career path as I ultimately embark on being a changemaker for the birthing community. I plan to build my business on the grounds of restoring and creating more positive experiences shared between the relationship between providers, birth workers, and birthing clients
My name is Brianna. I am a 27-year-old single woman living in South Florida with my adorable dog, Freddie. I am currently studying to become a licensed massage therapist alongside starting the training to become a doula. When it comes to the future, I am so happy and excited to look forward. I believe that birth is a time of transition and growth, and that everyone deserves a happy, healthy, and safe birth experience. I want to be able to hold classes and support groups for parents – like Mommy and Me or Daddy and Me courses – in infant massage, and to be able to create a safe space for parents to talk about the joys and struggles of parenthood
My name is Dy’Ana Turner; I am the single mom of an amazing 5-year-old and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Community is the backbone of our cities, my parents and community nurtured a spirit of always wanting to give back and be of service. I grew up in the Bay Area of California, we were the trickle-down of the immersive community efforts of The Black Panther Party. I knew I wanted to serve those I saw every day who were subjected to less access to those who and that which would support healthier journeys before, during, and after childbirth. I wanted this scholarship because I am ready to begin my journey to become a valuable member of the MSP community and outward.
"I came across bebo mia randomly through the Birth Hour Insta-stories and I found out about their workshop talking about their program. The title "Maternal Support Practitioner" Training struck me. It was the perfect qualification to get the knowledge I needed. " - Afra Said Ahmed, Bebo Mia Student + Scholarship Recipient
Over the last 9 years we have given out over $300, 000
in full and partial scholarships
With the program constantly expanding and evolving, 2018 marked the addition of the Scholarship Committee which is made up of volunteers from the bebo mia community. We want to introduce you to some of bebo mia’s MSP Scholarship Committee! We'll be adding a few new faces this session too...