GOLD Speakers

United States

Tameka L. Jackson-Dyer, BASc, IBCLC, CHW, CLC, CLE, CLS

  • Country: United States

Tameka Jackson-Dyer is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Community Health Worker whose passion is community outreach. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Studies from Siena Heights University, several lactation certifications and has been in the field for almost 20 years- honing her counseling and clinical skills in WIC agencies, OB/Gyn offices and Baby Friendly hospitals throughout the metro Detroit area. Her work as Manager of Community Collaboration with Coffective and consulting work with the EMU Center for Health Disparities, Innovations & Studies on their CDC/REACH and NACCHO grants- allows her to provide a voice for the populations who are historically underrepresented in conversations about breastfeeding support. To ensure she reaches as many families in her community as she can, the wife and mother of three owns a private practice, Crazymilklady Lactation Support Services, LLC, serves as Chair of the Metro Detroit/ Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition, is a co-founder of the Southeast Michigan IBCLC’s of Color and volunteers as a Sisterfriend mentor with the Detroit Birthing Project.