Anjali Sardeshmukh is the senior administrator at the Maven Collaborative. In her role, she supports staff and daily operations of the organization. Her work ethic at Maven is informed by her care-work as a community midwife. Anjali supports families in accessing safe, dignified, respectful, joyful and transformative experiences in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum through her Oakland based practice. Occasionally, with the encouragement of Maven leadership, she writes about the intersections of midwifery with race, gender, and reproductive justice.