GOLD Speakers

Canada

Cora Beitel, RM

  • Speaker Type: 2020 Main Presentations
  • Country: Canada
Biography:

Cora Beitel is a midwife and community organizer whose people are settlers of European Jewish ancestry. They work and live on the traditional and unceded homeland of the Coast Salish people. Cora is a founding member of the Strathcona Midwifery Collective, a practice located in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver where they serve a diverse clientele, including many queer and trans clients. As well as provide clinical care, they run a Trans and Queer Pregnancy and Parenting group and provide education on inclusive care to diverse health care providers in the hospitals and the community setting. When not working, they are spending time with family, sharing food, on their bike or out in nature as much as possible.