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Simran Noor, MSSP/MPA

  • Speaker Type: ABM Conference 2016
  • Country: USA
Biography:

As Director of Policy & Strategy, Simran conducts policy research and analysis, cultivates and maintains relationships with grassroots and national allies and works closely with the data-based research team for advocacy strategy and tool development.
Simran leads CSI’s Transportation Equity team. In her role, Simran has conducted several workshops in transportation equity policy strategy development and coalition building, particularly in the metro Detroit and metro Seattle regions. Simran also is a key internal partner for CSI’s Food Equity team, supporting policy development, research and convenings. In addition, Simran coordinates CSI’s work around Broadband equity and developing a racial equity lens for breastfeeding, core to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s first food initiative. Simran also has worked on health equity issues, serving as an opening plenary speaker at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s second annual First Food Forum and as a workshop facilitator to delve deeper into the overall issue of health equity and its relationship to breastfeeding.
Prior to joining the Center for Social Inclusion, Simran served as Program Manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation where she worked with the Food, Health & Well-being, Racial Equity and Civic & Community Engagement portfolios. She also served as Program Assistant at the Annie E. Casey Foundation where she supported the Policy Research and KIDS COUNT teams. Simran is deeply committed to youth development, having worked in organizational development and as frontline staff for the Holistic Life Foundation, a Baltimore-based yoga and mindfulness program, and as a language arts and community engagement teacher for middle school students through the Middle Grades Partnership.
Simran holds a dual bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Political Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a dual master’s degree in Public Administration and Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.

CE Library Presentation(s) Available Online:
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Health Equity: An Issue for Breastfeeding?
Using an equity analysis is key to achieving optimal breastfeeding rates for all mothers and babies. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has been working to incorporate a system based root cause analysis into their work, as organization and in the field. Center of Social Inclusion has been supporting the field in thinking about how to incorporate a structural lens into work around birth and breastfeeding. In this presentation, we overview a structural race analysis, share specific implications for breastfeeding and first food policy and practice.
Presentations: 22  |  Hours / CE Credits: 13.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
Watch Today!
View Lecture
Note: Currently only available through a bundled series of lectures
Health Equity: An Issue for Breastfeeding?
Using an equity analysis is key to achieving optimal breastfeeding rates for all mothers and babies. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has been working to incorporate a system based root cause analysis into their work, as organization and in the field. Center of Social Inclusion has been supporting the field in thinking about how to incorporate a structural lens into work around birth and breastfeeding. In this presentation, we overview a structural race analysis, share specific implications for breastfeeding and first food policy and practice.
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75  |  Viewing Time: 2 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation