Who We Are
SisterWeb Community Doula Mentors provide crucial support and ongoing mentorship to SisterWeb Doulas so they have the guidance and support needed to provide exceptional care to the communities SisterWeb serves (Latinx, Pacific Islander, and Black/African American birthing families)
Meet Our Mentors
Asatu is a professionally trained midwife, mother, educator, artist, and youth advocate. She is a Bay area native and graduated from Mercy High School, San Francisco. Asatu served as the California State Representative for the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) and has served the Bay Area as a Community Midwife for 20 years. Asatu is the Founder and Director of Oakland based grassroots organizations, Sacred Grove Traditions and YEWAS Rites of Passage Program (Young Empowered Wombmyn Achieving Self). The organizations are committed to assisting girls and women of African descent in developing a healthy lifestyle through education about holistic, indigenous, and alternative methods of self-care and wellness, providing advocacy and education about Midwifery and alternative birth options and developing cultural Rites of Passage ceremonies and mentorship for young girls and young women.