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Highmark Health Equity Series 2023, part 1

February 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The first part of our three part 2023 Health Equity Series.

This event is FREE and open to the public!

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     Join your neighbors, friends, co-workers and organizations for the first of a three-part Health Equity Series hosted by the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health designed to shine a light on the maternal health disparities negatively impacting minorities within Western PA and beyond. In its third year, the 2023 PBGH Health Equity Series begins with the February 22 free, live webinar for the public, “Unpacking Unconscious & Conscious Bias.”
     Join the three speakers, including Omari Maynard – Co-Founder of The ARIAH Foundation and a father from “Aftershock,” a documentary chronicling the experiences of black fathers advocating for maternal health; as well as Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, inaugural senior vice president and chief clinical diversity officer for Allegheny Health Network/ Highmark, and Jamila Pleas, RN, CEO and founder, Her Birth Right, a national nursing initiative bridging the gap in maternal health disparities for women of color. Jamila also serves as the labor and delivery manager at Broward Health.


To view the webinars from the 2021 and 2022 Health Equity Series. visit: https://pbghpa.org/health-equity/

To learn more about The ARIAH Foundation, please visit: ​​https://www.sowleadershipdevelopment.org/theariahfoundation


February 22, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm