Our Founder
Dr. Yamicia Connor
Passionate OB-GYN physician-scientist with a diverse background in medicine, science, engineering, entrepreneurship, and public health, and is committed to using innovation to improve women's lives and reduce health inequities. She founded Diosa Ara as a response to the medical racism and substandard care many women experience, and she continues to advocate for rigorous scientific principles to advance health equity. As a Black mother of  three, she knows firsthand about the stresses that women face and is a vocal advocate for applying rigorous scientific principles to advancing health equity. Dr. Connor received SB degrees in Biology and Chemical/Biological Engineering and a minor in Biomedical Engineering from MIT in 2007. She received an MD from Harvard Medical School in 2016 and a PhD from MIT in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics in 2013. She completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2020. In 2021, she completed a Mongan Commonwealth Minority Health Policy Fellowship and obtained an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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Mary Fleming

Director of Programs, Meharry Medical School

Dr. Connor was incredible. I was shocked by what I learned in her lecture. Looking forward to her coming back to educate our students for years to come.
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