Aja Burnett is a current Midwifery student at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, a proud graduate of Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association’s Community-based Doula Program, and BMBFA’s Program Coordinator.
With a background in andragogy and instructional design by way of her education at Wayne State University, Aja worked for many years in corporate training as a Technical Support Trainer for Apple and Training Coordinator for Wolverine Human Services, lending her services to Judson Center and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). During her tenure with Judson Center and MDHHS, she trained foster families in Parent Resources for Information, Development, and Education (PRIDE). In addition to her role at BMBFA, Aja also supports the American Red Cross as an Instructor and Instructor Trainer, teaching health and safety classes to healthcare providers, law enforcement officers, and the community at large.
Aja’s passion for learning, teaching, birth, and the childbearing year brought her to her position with BMBFA. She looks forward to serving as the organization’s Program Coordinator and working closely with her fellow doulas to support the community and their families.