Aza Nedhari, LM, CPM, MS

Leadership Institute Advisory Committee

Aza brings more than 18 years of experience in community organizing, reproductive justice, and program development.  She is a licensed Certified Professional Midwife, Family Counselor, and the Founding Executive Director of Mamatoto Village. 

Aza is a fiercely dedicated woman who believes that by promoting a framework of justice, the reduction of barriers in maternal and child health begins to dissipate; giving rise to healthy individuals, healthy families, and healthy communities. 

Aza is pursuing her Doctorate in Human Services with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and Management with an eye towards the sustainability of people of color led-organizations and cultivating innovative models of perinatal care delivery in high needs communities.

Aza is a mother to three spirited and gentle children.