Makina Table is a Workforce Development consultant with the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. Makina is a childbirth doula, public health practitioner, and educator with more than 7 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health, learning design and evaluation, and strategic programming, both nationally and globally. Most recently, she spent 2 years in rural southeastern Africa working and serving in adolescent sexual health, malaria and HIV/AIDS prevention. Makina earned a bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies and Chemistry from Howard University and a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University. In her spare time, Makina enjoys watching documentaries and home renovation shows, spending time with her family and working as a handmade artist and designer.