Humana’s Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola on Navigating the Health Care System as a Woman

Originally published on LinkedIn. Humana ranked No. 13 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.

 

This Women’s History Month, we honor those who have been advocates, allies and supporters of women’s health and health equity. As we continue our progress and commitment to changing the future of healthcare and addressing health inequities, we lift the voices of women in healthcare and those who have experienced injustices in women’s health.

Hear from Dr.  Humana’s Chief Health Equity Officer, as she details her own personal experience as a Black woman in need of maternal care and hear her advice for women navigating the healthcare system.

 

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