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Shafia Monroe

Helping health care professionals achieve cultural competency, increase clients, and improve birth outcomes.

Shafia Monroe Consulting

Shafia Monroe Consulting (SMC) provides training, webinars, keynote presentations, motivational speaking, and consulting for health professionals to reach their goals in professional development, cultural competency, and better birth outcomes.

Shafia Monroe

She is a public health professional, a midwife, motivational speaker, founder of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC), and founding member of the Oregon Doula Association. She is also an author, infant mortality prevention specialist, doula trainer, and President of Doula Ready, LLC. Read more …


  • Motivational Speaking and Keynotes: Shafia delivers with high energy, passion, and charisma.
  • Cultural Competency Training: Shafia’s expert facilitation enhances understanding of the core competencies: self-awareness, cross-cultural knowledge, advocacy, health literacy, and the delivery of care, to achieve cultural competency.
  • Webinars: Shafia designs innovative online professional development and continuing education opportunities to stay current and develop new skills that can apply immediately to your practice.
  • Doula Training: Shafia is a master trainer, and her forward thinking helps each student find their inner strength and identify their calling in birth work.

Shafia, you are a legend and your legacy is the seed you have planted and nurtured in so many women, and the way they are spreading like wildfire.

Kathryn Hall-Trujillo
Founder of Birthing Project USA

Shafia M. Monroe, DEM. CDT, MPH
Office Number: 503-927-8357 | Email:
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