Join Priscilla as she discusses the concept of strength and resilience as it pertains to woman-identifying individuals, specifically Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Latinx bodies. She will also touch on the concept of weathering as well and mental health.
Priscilla O. Agyeman (@brwn.sugrr, she/her), MPH is the CEO & founder of Saddie Baddies™ @saddie_baddies, a virtual safe space for women of color to destigmatize mental health and initiate collective healing.
Saddie Baddies™ is dedicated to bridging the gap between mental health awareness and minority communities. Since its launch in March 2019, Saddie Baddies™ has covered over 70 topics related to mental health, wellness, and lived experiences as people of color. Saddie Baddies™ has partnered with brands such as Movita Organics and Rare Beauty, and has collaborated with other wellness entrepreneurs and organizations through Instagram Live, interviews, and virtual workshops. Saddie Baddies™ has organically blossomed as a growing community of more than 8k followers including women and men of color and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Saddie Baddies™ has also been featured in PopSugar, PBS American Portrait, and SELF magazine as one of "44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive this Country."
Priscilla has set the intention to make mental health a palatable and relatable topic, and through her own journey with mental health, she hopes to connect more women of color to join the conversation.