Ravae S.M. Sinclair, JD, CD(DONA), LCCE
Immediate Past President
Ravae is a certified birth doula with DONA International, certified childbirth educator with Lamaze International, lactation counselor, and postpartum doula in the south of Florida (U.S.) area. Since she began her doula career in 2002, Ravae has supported over 700 families through a wide variety of birth and postpartum experiences. Through three doula groups in three different U.S. cities, Ravae intentionally serves BIPOC, multi-ethnic and international families.
After 6 years on the DONA Board working in the roles of Intercultural Director, Ethics Chair, President, Nominations Chair, and Immediate Past President, Ravae is focused on supporting DONA International in the process of anti-racism work, exploring truth & reconciliation and shifting internal infrastructure to dismantle white supremacist policies. DONA International’s influence on the birth world is significant, so being a change agent within the organization is a priority for Ravae.
In addition to her birth work, Ravae is the creator of the DMV Anti-Racism Work Group, a mentor to new doulas, a coach for small business owners, and a licensed attorney in the state of Wisconsin. She is a dedicated member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.