Keynote Speakers

Brandi Gates – Breastfeeding Coordinator, Breast Friends Mommy Group, West Oakland, CA

Camie Goldhammer – Founder, Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington & Community Health Center Project Manager, Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington

Jennifer Grayson – Environmental journalist & author of UNLATCHED: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy

Elizabeth Quinn – Department of Anthropology, Washington University St. Louis

Tina Sherman – Campaign Director for the Breastfeeding & Paid Leave Campaigns at MomsRising

To view the full program, click here.

Exciting New Opportunties

Tigers is a new film from Danis Tanovic based on the true story of former Nestle Pakistan salesman Syed Aamir Raza taking on the baby milk industry. It will be shown at The Varsity Theatre in Chapel Hill on March 23rd at 9pm for $10, and Syed himself will be there as a special guest. Purchase tickets here.

Additionally, Elizabeth Bayne, an award winning producer and filmmaker, is producing a documentary about breastfeeding in the African American community called Chocolate Milk. She will be attending the conference, filming some of it, and interviewing participants to gather material for her film.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Nursing: 17.75 CNE Contact Hours

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES)


Wake AHEC CEU: 1.8 CEUs

Wake AHEC Contact Hours: Wake AHEC will provide up to 18.5 Contact Hours to participants.

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