By Dinah Waranch I am a midwife. For years, women have come to see me full of anxiety about birth… Read more Texas women are dying — help us tell their stories
Author: Dawn McMullan
Dawn McMullan is a freelance writer/editor in Dallas, Texas. Her two sons are now 21 and 24, Sawyer in college and Noah starting his post-college career, and both interrupted empty nesting during the pandemic. Dawn helps run a non-profit in Eastern Congo and is senior editor at the International News Media Association.
Visiting our legislators in Austin
Four of our Persistent Women took a trip to Austin recently to visit with 10 of our state legislators. Because… Read more Visiting our legislators in Austin
Maternal mortality in Texas needs an upstream solution
By Katy Nimmons Maternal mortality and morbidity is a huge, worsening problem in Texas. Like many issues in our state,… Read more Maternal mortality in Texas needs an upstream solution
Nevertheless, she persisted
East Dallas Persistent Women began as a group of women in East Dallas who, with many throughout the country, were grappling with Plan B after the 2016 election.