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Kiddada G.

Director
Detroit, MI, USA

Biography

Kiddada Green is the founding director of Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA), co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week and sits on the advisory council of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Women’s eNews Black Maternal Health and Wayne Children’s Healthcare Access Program. Mrs. Green works tirelessly to increase breastfeeding rates for African Americans. As the founder of BMBFA, she is committed to supporting families, and training public health workers on cultural competence in breastfeeding support. As a member of the expert panel, she put forth recommendations for the The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding. Mrs. Green gladly participated on the 2013 W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s “First Food Convening” Design Team. She has also led roundtable discussions and presented workshop sessions in several states including; Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Virginia and Washington D.C. She is a published journal writer for “Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine”. Recently, she successfully completed a business accelerator fellowship with Enterprising Health. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in the Art of Teaching from Oakland University. In 2012, Mrs. Green was recognized as Healthy Child Healthy World’s May Mom on a Mission. She recently joined the executive board as a co-treasurer for her child’s PTA. Kiddada Green is a proud and devoted wife, mother and educator.