2020 Advocate: Angela Doyinsola Aina

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and African American women bear the disproportionate share of those deaths. Angela Doyinsola Aina, co-director and research lead for the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, is changing that.

Building Health Lab

Architect since 2002, experienced in healthcare environment design. Master in public health sciences from the Charité Medical University in Berlin. Evidence-based Design researcher at TU-Berlin, helping ensure that urban & architectural design projects build positive health effectively. Founder of the Building Health Lab. BHL Building Health Lab Is a think tank that develops urban concepts for neighborhoods as strategy to build a sustainable healthy city. Our mission is to help government, industry, and citizens develop projects with social impact that protect people and planet health. With our expertise in health and design, we support health promotion and disease management through people-centred and climate adaptive designs.