Kiddada Green is an internationally renowned thought leader. As the founding executive director of Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) she purposefully uses her platform to reduce racial inequities in breastfeeding support for black families. Ms. Green’s innovations in the field are immense. She is responsible for spearheading the formation of the Black Breastfeeding Caucus, and co-creating both Mommy-Friendly Detroit and Black Breastfeeding Week.
Ms. Green has attracted worldwide audiences with presentations for both GOLD Learning and iLactation. Her work has been published internationally in Breastfeeding Medicine, The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. As an avid learner, Ms. Green is a proud esteemed member of the inaugural class of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Leadership Network Fellowship Program. As a social entrepreneur, she successfully completed a business accelerator fellowship with Enterprising Health, a subsidiary of Ascension Health. As an expert in community-centered approaches, she put forth recommendations for The U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding and the State of Michigan Breastfeeding Plan. She has been featured in several acclaimed publications, including Ebony Magazine.
Furthermore, Ms. Green is a reviewer for the American Public Health Association, Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and the Kansas Health Foundation. Kiddada holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in the Art of Teaching from Oakland University. Kiddada Green is a proud and devoted wife, mother and educator.