Learn about lactation suites in this partner webinar sponsored by ACUI and NACAS. Attendees will learn about lactation suites, Mamava’s mission, and the experiences a few universities have had incorporating these suites on campus. You will leave
empowered and informed to make key decisions about the need for and use of lactation suites on your own campus.
About the Presenters
Tina Young had been an event coordinator at Temple University for the past six years. She assists with planning events in the Howard Gittis Student Center as well as other locations on main campus. In her time at Temple, she noticed that
there was a need for accommodations, including a lactation suite. After a year of research and a convincing proposal, Young was able to bring the first Mamava to main campus to support mother’s in the Philadelphia area.
Sharyn Martin is the director of national accounts in the Education Department of Mamava. She brings over 25 years of experience supporting higher education customers, and she joined Mamava 18 months ago. In her current role, Martin works with various areas on campus such as, auxiliary services, Title IX, human resources, student affairs, purchasing, space planning, and facilities. Martin is excited to part of the team as we continue on this journey of revolutionizing the culture of breastfeeding.
As the director of faculty affairs and executive support, Kim Wolcott
oversees day-to-day operations of the dean’s Office and faculty affairs
at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. As the
dean’s chief of staff, Wolcott also works closely with the Dean, senior
leadership, department chairs, and members of the faculty and staff to
ensure the school’s strategic mission is implemented throughout the
departments and initiatives. Prior to joining Penn Dental
Medicine, Wolcott was an associate director in student life at Drexel
University and managed operations for the Office of the Vice President
of Student Life. Wolcott graduated from the University of Scranton and holds
a master's of global and international education from Drexel University.
Dana Angioni has been with the Lee Business School at University of Nevada–Las Vegas for 10 years. She serves as the assistant director for leadership programs, academic advisor, and Nevada Global Business coordinator. In addition, Angioni is a member of the UNLV Women's Council Steering Committee and co-chair of the Family Advocacy Task Force. Angioni is a mother of two (ages 5 and 7) and nursed both of her children, for a total of six years. She is passionate about providing appropriate lactation spaces on campus and creating an environment, through family-friendly policies, for all parents to thrive.
Shellie Brattain-Mazzella is a mom of two boys and has been at the University of Nevada–Las Vegas for
20 years. She's served as a co-chair for the Family Advocacy Committee
of the Women's Council for the last two years and as a steering
committee member of the Women's Council for
the last four. After seeing a Mamava pod in an airport on vacation,
Brattain-Mazzella snapped a photo, sent it to her committee, and now has a pod in
their Student Union as well as garnering additional funding for two
additional pods and the support of their
students and their administration to start changing the culture of