Public Speaking

Hermine is an international thought leader whose public speaking informs and inspires audiences on a wide range of issues at the intersection of law, human rights, and maternal healthcare, including: 

  • informed consent

  • the integration of medicine and midwifery

  • women’s human rights in maternity care locally and globally.

Hermine gives keynote speeches, presents at plenary sessions, and participates in panels at global and US conferences. Among the many organizations she has addressed are:

  • Women Deliver Global Conference

  • International Confederation of Midwives

  • International Cesarean Awareness Network

  • Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative

  • American Association of Birth Centers

  • Midwives Alliance of North America

  • Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

  • Albany Medical Center

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  • Oregon Health Sciences University

  • Doula Association of North America/ International

  • Improving Birth Consumer Advocacy Events

  • Flock Yeah Doula Trainings