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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

NASPOG Diversity Statement

NASPOG embraces and derives value from the variety of views and opinions that diverse individuals bring to our professional society. In recognizing the importance of diversity, we must also acknowledge the systemic racism, injustice, and differences in power and privilege that exist in our nation, our systems of care, and in our own organization. As such, we continuously strive to create an environment of inclusion and respect through critical self-examination, and by paying attention to both overt and covert forms of prejudice and exclusion.  


NASPOG actively seeks out members from the range of differences in race/ethnicity, culture, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, socioeconomic status, national origin and aging, among others. NASPOG makes concerted efforts to reach out to and engage with individuals representing these characteristics for service on the NASPOG Board, committees, task forces, and activities, knowing that our work to promote the health and well-being of women is greatly enhanced by the consideration of multiple perspectives.

D&I Task Force Initiatives

Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series


Beginning in 2021, this series was developed to help advance the strategic goals of the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. Our 2021 webinars have been selected to focus on the theme of Reproductive Justice.


April 29, 2021

Pregnancy & Oppression: Beyond Reproductive Rights


May 27, 2021

Dying to Have a Baby: Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality


September 9, 2021

Obstetric Racism: Black Women and Medical Encounters


Fall & Winter 2021 dates

TBD

D&I Task Force's Recommended Publications


This list of recommended books, journal articles, websites, blogs, and documentaries suggested by our Task Force members are meant to compliment and expand upon the topics discussed in our webinar series, and to further inspire our members to practice diversity, equity & inclusion in their daily lives and clinical practice.


View the list here

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