Kimberly Seals Allers

Journalist, author, infant health advocate

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, author and an international public speaker, strategist and advocate for maternal and infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, her fifth book, "The Big Letdown—How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding" (St. Martins) was published in 2017. She's a co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week, a national awareness initiative from August 25-31. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @iamKSealsAllers.