Nicole Deggins, CNM, MSN, MPH is the CEO and founder of Sista Midwife Productions. She is a sought after trainer, public speaker, community educator and one of the county’s leading birth advocacy experts working to eliminate perinatal disparities and bring transparency to prenatal education and the medical obstetrical system. With over 20 years of experience, Nicole provides education, training and consultations for communities, birth workers and organizations that work with child bearing families. Prior to her work with Sista Midwife Productions, Nicole received her BS in Nursing from Georgetown University, and completed a dual degree program at Emory University where she fulfilled the requirements for the MS in Nursing with a concentration in midwifery, and an MPH with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. During her clinical career, Nicole has practiced as a midwife in Washington DC, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and has worked as a labor and delivery nurse in numerous public and private settings throughout the country.