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Accessing the Milky Way Scholarships Awarded

By May 26, 2021 No Comments
The Healthy Children Project Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the second wave of the Accessing the Milky Way Scholarship initiative. These full scholarships were earmarked for Black, Indigenous, People of Color working or seeking to work within their communities of color to better the lives of mothers, parents, and babies through breastfeeding. We received nearly 250 applicants and nominations and our decisions were not easy.
  • Nancy Salazar
  • Cynthia Phillips
  • Jamileh Taleb
  • Octavia Smith
  • Khalyson McDuffie
  • Miriam Philostin
  • Simone Morse
  • Savannah Segovia
  • Bi Bi Coleman-Portell
  • Angel Thompson
  • Simone Grier
  • Violette Patrick
  • Jillian Stacey
  • LaTanya Lyle
  • Khamyia Jackson
  • Ebony Buckner
  • Tyiesha Davis
  • Jasmine Brewer
  • Audra Rae Nelson
  • Anonymous

We congratulate these scholarship recipients and look forward to helping them to help the families in their communities with evidence-based lactation support.