50 for 50 Alumni Profile: Wanda Irving

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Dec 12, 2022

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Alumni Features Diversity and Inclusion Science and Innovation

Wanda Irving ’75 on Black Mothers and Healthcare Disparities

When Wanda Irving ’75 lost her daughter, she devoted her life’s work to highlighting and changing the maternal mortality risks that black women face. In her powerful TED Talk, she shares some startling statistics as well as her story of personal tragedy.