• Rich Goidel

    Rich is a strategic and graphic facilitator with extensive credits in marketing, technology and media.

    • Founder and principal of Dangerous Kitchen, a strategic facilitation company
    • Facilitator and consultant to Atlanta’s midwife and doula community
    • Experienced strategist, researcher and consultant in medical marketing
    • Business roles have included CEO, COO, Technical Director, Creative Director, Interactive Director, Brand Strategist, Account Director and Executive Producer
    • Masters degree in production from the University of Miami, FL
    • Married to a doula and proud father of two wonderful children caught by midwives.
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  • Anjli Aurora Hinman

    Anjli strongly believes in empowered childbirth, the power of having a supportive team for laboring women and ensuring the best health of every child through excellent prenatal care.

    • Co-founder and Executive Director of Atlanta Birth Center
    • Trained/worked at several Atlanta area hospitals including Emory Midtown Hospital, Northside Hospital, North Fulton Regional Hospital, and Atlanta Medical Center.
    • Holds a BS from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; MPH in Maternal and Child Health from Boston University, Boston, MA; and MS in Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery from Emory University (Summa Cum Laude), Atlanta, GA
    • Institute of Medicine Committee Member 2009- 2010 on the Future of Nursing
    • Welcomed her baby boy in 2014 at home supported by her wonderful husband, mother, sister, midwives, and doula.
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  • Linda A. McCauley

    Professor and Dean of Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

    • Hold a BS in Nursing from University of North Carolina, an MS in Nursing from Emory University, and a PhD in Environmental Health and Epidemiology from University of Cincinnati.
    • Previously Associate Dean for Research and the Nightingale Professor in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing.
    • Dr. McCauley has special expertise in the design of epidemiological investigation of environmental hazards and is nationally recognized for her expertise in occupational and environmental health nursing.
    • Serves as a member of the Institute of Medicine, and active on their Membership Committee, Environmental Health Roundtable and the Board of Population Health.
    • Serves as a member of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.
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  • Paul K. Nieminen

    Paul is an experienced leader of transformational change at the individual, organizational, and community levels.

    • Director of Organizational Development at UPS, working globally for 19 years.
    • Qualitative Researcher, Social Scientist, and Ethnographer completing all coursework for a Ph.D. in Human Resources Development.
    • Active leadership delegate, trusted servant, and facilitator within recovery, counselling, and spiritual communities.
    • Strong advocate for fatherhood and father’s rights providing a community for peer to peer support.
    • Father of two brilliant and empowered young women who were both born practicing conscious birthing and with the assistance of a doula.
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  • Cristel Williams

    Cristel brings a breadth and depth of knowledge across nearly all aspects of comprehensive fundraising programs, grant writing, and event planning catered to advancing the well-being of communities. 

    • Current chief development officer and chief communications officer for $25 milion system at Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Centers
    • Experienced member of executive teams honing skills in strategic thinking, planning, vision, budgeting, management, and leadership.
    • Held development specific positions at United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Hands on Atlanta, and Georgia Health Sciences University.
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