Four WOB members join Australasian Birth Trauma Association Board


Four Women on Boards members have been appointed as Non-Executive Directors to the Australasian Birth Trauma Association Board after seeing the position advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board.


Congratulations to senior marketing executive Theresa Best, responsible investment advocate Victoria Lindores, communications expert Gemma Hudson and clinical research leader Professor Mary Wlodek who were appointed to the ABTA Board this July after the positions were advertised on WOB’s Vacancy Board. ABTA is chaired by Kate Waterford, another WOB member.

The Australasian Birth Trauma Association (ABTA) is a for-purpose organisation in Australia helping to prevent, diagnose, and treat birth-related trauma. ABTA collaborates with parents and a wide range of health professionals, to raise awareness, provide support and education, conduct research, and advocate for change.

One in three women suffer birth-related trauma, partners and health professionals can also experience trauma from the birth process. 

ABTA provides dedicated free peer support to impacted parents through a range of services, including online and in-person support groups. Their resources benefit thousands of families and health professionals across Australia and New Zealand. The ABTA is a peer-led community with a vision of ‘safer births and better healing’.

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Read Theresa Best's Lessons from the Boardroom HERE
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