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Olivia Ford

Editorial Director, Mama, Doula

Olivia G. Ford (she/her; they/their) has been engaged with HIV-related media since 2007. She is the editorial director for The Well Project, an online information, support, and advocacy resource serving a global audience of women living with HIV. She has previously held leadership positions with Positive Women's Network - USA and at TheBody/TheBodyPRO; and consulted with organizations such as Echoing Ida, HIV Justice Network, InPartnership, and the Sero Project. She also trained as a doula for the first time in 2004 and serves as a perinatal health advocate with Birthmark Doula Collective, a birth justice organization supporting pregnant and parenting people and their families in the New Orleans, Louisiana area. Her writing has appeared in Black AIDS Weekly, Positively Aware, POZ, Rewire, and TheBody/TheBodyPro, among other outlets. Olivia and her wife are the dazzled, exhausted co-mamas of a smart-mouthed toddler, Orian (pronounced like “Dorian” without the “D”).

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