Aexia Doumbouya, Founder and President of Cocolife.black, is an award-winning international speaker. She holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and is a certified in Mental Health Awareness, as a Childbirth Educator and Doula. Alexia has appeared on various domestic and international platforms like iHeart Media; and quoted by CNN and the CDC, to name a few. She is a change-maker and leading voice on social determinants of health.
As a collaborator, Alexia communicates effectively across differences. She offers specialized training for birth workers, doulas, midwives, and medical practitioners. She is an unwavering advocate for healthy babies during the critical first months to five years of life. Alexia empowers mothers and plans healthy solutions with them, not for them. She also launched International Coco Mom Day, making her cause global.
Alexia embraces partnership building. She has been recognized by national advocacy organization Colorofchange.org, for her tireless work connecting persons in need with resources to enhance their opportunities for growth and quality of life. “Cultivating Community” is the motto they consistently use for Cocolife.black. She forges alliances with nonprofit organizations, faith leaders, socially responsible businesses, and grassroots partners. More than partners and supporters are part of the Cocolife.black movement. Some donate gift boxes for moms. Others provide culturally competent resource materials. Grief counselors offer compassionate care for mothers who experience the loss or illness of a child or close relative. It takes a village.
Alexia empowers mothers and plans healthy solutions with them, not for them. She also launched International Coco Mom Day, making her cause global.