Natalia Hailes and Ashley Spivak are birth doulas and reproductive health educators. They are co-creators of Brilliant Bodies which partners with like-minded businesses to facilitate creative solutions to address the most pressing issues in the reproductive health space. They are contributors to multiple media outlets including Teen Vogue, MindBodyGreen and Refinery29 and facilitate workshops all over the city including the renowned YinOva Center and Prenatal Yoga Center.
Lauren Bille is an activist, community-builder, producer and entrepreneur. She's spent the last 15 years working on social justice causes like race, gender and class politics, education policy, immigration resources, sustainable food, climate change and its effects on third world countries and democratizing mindfulness. She's founding partner at Medi Club and The Big Quiet - a massive community of New Yorkers who come together to share meditation, culture and discussion.
HEAD OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Emily Ackerman is a writer/filmmaker with an MFA in screenwriting from the American Film Institute. Emily unearthed a passion for holistic wellness through her discovery of Ayurveda, sister science of yoga and one of the oldest existing systems of health. It has since become her goal to employ the power of the visual arts and social media and technology, to spread the ancient wisdom and breakthroughs in modern science.
SOCIAL PARTNER DIRECTOR
Rubyn Wasserman has expertise in community outreach, strategic engagement, fundraising, and event curation both nationally and internationally. Since receiving her BA from Washington University in St. Louis in Women & Gender Studies, she has worked with various organizations including the International Rescue Committee, Gbowee Peace Foundation, and Joint Distribution Committee.