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My Sister’s Keeper : The Value of Community, Heart Health, and Tips on Grief ft. Zsanai Epps

podcast March 3, 2022 1


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In what ways do you consistently show up for yourself?

Zsanai Epps is the Director of the My Sister’s Keeper and Positive Period programs at the Black Women’s Health Imperative Organization. The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the nation’s first nonprofit organization created by Black women to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls. This organization has been active since 1981 and has been at the forefront of women’s health issues, through comprehensive public education initiatives that promote the overall wellness of Black women.

Guest Spotlight: Zsanai Epps, MPH,CHES is the Director of My Sister’s Keeper and Positive Period at the Black Women’s Health Imperative. Zsanai leads national programming with young Black women ages 18-30 and college students with an emphasis on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Zsanai’s portfolio includes programming around reproductive justice, chronic disease prevention, advocacy, and leadership development.

Today’s conversation highlighted:

  • The importance of granting yourself permission to truly care for yourself/self-care
  • The interconnectedness of stress, lifestyle, and cardiovascular health
  • Grief
  • My Sister’s Keeper Program
  • Period Poverty and Positive Period Program

How to connect with the Black Women’s Health Imperative:

Visit their website.

To support the Positive Period Program- click here!

Learn more about My Sister’s Keeper here!

Learn more about Change Your Lifestyle. Change your Life. (CYL2) here!

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