Wanda Irving

Maternal care reformer
Wanda Irving envisions a health care system where no individual is excluded.

Why you should listen

Early in her career, Wanda Irving developed a passion for leading community betterment and social change initiatives. She spent nearly three decades working in federal and local government, faith-based organizations and in the nonprofit arena. She focused her expertise to create effective leadership development and meaningful engagement to achieve resourceful solutions to complex community issues.

After the untimely death of her daughter, Shalon, following the birth of her own daughter, Irving devoted her life's work to bringing attention to health equity and racial equality. She is currently developing a nonprofit to honor her daughter's work while raising her two-year-old granddaughter, Soleil.

Wanda Irving’s TED talk