So Money - Episode 1149

Kimberly Seals Allers

Founder, Irth

Kimberly Seals Allers is a maternal and infant health advocate and tech founder. Her latest passion project is Irth (as in Birth but we dropped the B for bias), a “Yelp-like” review and rating app that addresses racism and bias in maternity and infant care.

In her conversation with Farnoosh, she shares the inspiration of Irth, a well as her own personal pregnancy journey. Later, she speaks candidly about her challenging divorce and the surprising financial moves she made during that process. Kimberly offers key advice on how women of color can best navigate this recession and how all women can prepare for a divorce in this moment.

More about Kimberly: She is an award-winning journalist, five-time author, international speaker, strategist and advocate for maternal and infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, Kimberly is a leading voice on birth, breastfeeding and motherhood at the intersection of race, class and policy.

To learn more about Kimberly and her work, visit and Follow her on social: @theirthapp on Instagram.

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