Kathi Valeii authors and moderates the Birth Anarchy blog. Her decade-long years of bearing witness and listening to birthing people’s stories offer a unique lens into the rampant abuses in today’s maternity care system.
Kathi has been called “a true artist,” and “one of the brightest minds in this movement.” Her essays have appeared in numerous publications including, The New York Times, Ravishly, SheKnows, The Establishment, The Stir, Squat Birth Journal, Mutha Magazine and Women’s Spiritual Poetry. She is a contributing writer for Resist Media.
As a speaker, Kathi has addressed both local and global audiences on the subject of gender-based oppression in reproductive health and childbirth. Her topics have included Birth as Part of the Feminist Struggle, My Body is Not a Democracy, Birth and the Modern Woman, and A Celebration of Roe v. Wade.
If you want to book Kathi for a speaking engagement or discuss a writing project, please contact her here.