Iyanna Bridges is a Community Doula, a Birth Advocate and maternal health speaker. Owner of The Birthing Hut, The Birthing Hut is a maternal health community organization for the Black birthing community in Pittsburgh. We provide essential services to expecting and postpartum families as well as educational and professional growth development services for Pittsburgh Black birth workers. Iyanna's passion and dedication to serving the birth community has stemmed from her own traumatic birth experience. The Birthing Hut also features an informative birth podcast, providing local resources and highlighting Black birth workers and community activists. For 2 years Iyanna has steadily focused her career on improving the birth experience of Black women in Pittsburgh through her partnerships and collaborations. Providing birth doula services to inmates with the Allegheny County Jail Doula program. Also, partnering with Pittsburgh Healthy Start to provide free birth doula services to Black women and women that have a history of traumatic birth experiences in Allegheny County, COVID19 Doula Program. Just the beginning to a timeline of Black birth activism.