Chanel Porchia-Albert, CLC, CFSD
Ancient Song Doula Services
Commissioner Chanel L. Porchia Albert CD, CPD, CLC, CHHC is the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Ancient Song Doula Services; A reproductive health organization focused on providing resources and full-spectrum doula services to women of color and marginalized communities throughout NYC and northern New Jersey. Her work within infant and maternal health have led her across the globe to Uganda where she has served as a maternal health strategist in rural war-torn areas. Her work in birth and reproductive justice continues to span into the research and methods of care of marginalized people and people of color bringing a human rights framework into birthing rooms and beyond into institutional reform and accountability measures within healthcare to address implicit bias and racism. Chanel and Ancient Song’s work has been featured on CNN’s Champions for Change, the cover of Working Mother Magazine, NY Times, SELF Magazine and most recently NowThis and Vogue Magazine. When she is not working on legislative policy or facilitating workshops, you can find her spending time with her six children.