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Culture Change Project Advisory Board

Dr. Joia A. Crear-Perry

Founder & President, National Birth Equity Collaborative

Joia A. Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG is a physician, policy expert, thought leader and advocate for transformational justice. As the founder and president of the NBEC, she identifies and challenges racism as a root cause of health inequities.

She is a highly sought-after trainer and speaker who has been featured in national and international publications including Essence and Ms. Magazine. In 2020, Dr. Crear-Perry was honored by USA Today in its “Women of the Century” series and featured on ABC Nightline’s Hear Her Voice.

She has twice addressed the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to elevate the cause of gender diversity and human rights.

She is married to Dr. Andre Perry and has three children.

United States