Dr. Nadia M. Richardson the Founder and Executive Director of No More Martyrs, a mental health awareness campaign that seeks to build a community of support for Black women. Dr. Richardson is a passionate speaker and educator. In 2017, she spoke at a 2017 congressional briefing on Black women and mental health on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC by invitation from the Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly. co-Founder of the Congressional Caucus for Black Women and Girls. As a university instructor, she has developed and taught college courses on diversity, social justice leadership, health disparities, culturally responsive care and academic potential. In 2018, she traveled to Salvador, Brazil to explore the intersection of race, gender, colorism and mental health. Dr. Richardson is a member of the Southeastern Health Equity Council, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Minority Health and Health Disparities Research (MHRC) Community Advisory Board and Children’s Policy Council. In 2018, Dr. Richardson was selected as a top 40 under 40 Leader in Health by the National Minority Quality Forum.
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