Sandra Igwe

Sandra Igwe is a black maternal health advocate, expert by experience, and is the Founder of The Motherhood Group, a social enterprise that supports the black maternal experience by delivering community-based events, peer-to-peer support, national campaigns, and culturally sensitive programmes for black mothers. Sandra is also a Trustee for Birthrights Charity, the leading charity on human rights in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK and she is also the co-chair of the National Inquiry into Racial Injustice in Maternity Care. 

Sandra is the author of My Black Motherhood: Mental Health, Stigma, Racism and the System. In this book, she uses her voice, and many other Black women’s experiences to demand that Black women are listened to, believed, and understood by healthcare professionals.