Speaking, Writing, Consulting


My career has been built on the belief that every woman should have the freedom to create the family she wants, and raise her children in a safe and healthy way. My purpose and focus is to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women of color. This work is deeply important to me.

I have over seven years of experience working with non-profit organizations. Particular areas of interest include - reproductive justice, health equity, maternal mortality among Black women, positive sexuality, pregnancy, mothering, and exploring the impact of mental health on reproductive health.


You may find the following expertise useful:

Full spectrum doula work that supports families through pregnancy, postpartum, or termination.

Experience working across race, class, gender identity, and sexuality.

Program planning, management, and evaluation.

Navigating cultural agility and issues of diversity & inclusion.


Hire me to help with:

Cultural competence training & strategizing for your organization.

Program planning, including curriculum development.

Workshop and focus group facilitation.

Evaluation and reporting to stakeholders and funders.

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Cultural Competence for Birth

Interested in learning about my offerings to help you increase your ability to connect with clients, colleagues or patients? Email sam@samolivia.com.

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