Malikah Garner

Mommy Ambassador At-Large

Malikah Garner is a mother, advocate, entrepreneur and the Mommy Ambassador At-Large at Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA). Her journey with BMBFA began by attending Black Mothers Breastfeeding clubs. Now she is the co-founder and leader of the Mommy Ambassador program. Malikah’s passion for breastfeeding advocacy is centered on community support, impacting institutional policy, and inclusion in the breastfeeding community.

She has a background in marketing and project management with a degree from Saginaw Valley State University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwood University. In 2019, she founded Detroit Youth Code, a computer programming bootcamp focused on training and inspiring Detroits youth as the next generation of STEM leaders. 

Malikah is a proud advocate for the community. In 2021, she joined Hope Starts Here, Detroit’s Early Childhood Partnership led by Detroit Maternal, Child and Family Alliance (DMCFHA). As a Mommy Ambassador with BMBFA, she has published articles about her breastfeeding journey and advocacy, and her perspective on normalizing Black breastfeeding has been featured on national platforms such as Good Morning America. Malikah is the proud mother of two amazing boys, Nolan and Aaron. She exclusively breastfed her son Aaron for over 4 years.

Malikah is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Detroit Alumnae Chapter.