Freeing Motherhood

Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, we assembled for a dialogue on the unrealistic expectations of motherhood led by award-winning writer, speaker, TWU alumna and Founder of FreeBlackmotherhood, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez.

Co-sponsored by Student Health Services and the TRIBE student organization

You can access the video, some of Ambreia's publications, and resources for parents through Student Health Services.





Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez is a speaker and award-winning storyteller who has written hundreds of essays on the demands of mothering, and how social and health-based systems fail us— especially when Black. You can read her work in the Washington Post, The New York Times, Parents, and countless other publications where her words connect what mothers feel but fear saying.

She founded FreeBlackmotherhood to highlight the importance of maternal authenticity, reflection, and emotional freedom and to encourage Black mothers and others to “free themselves, the children will follow.”

Freeing Motherhood Presentation

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