About the Author
Dr. Imani Ma'at is an Acclaimed Author, Award-Winning Health Educator, Researcher, and Radio Talk Show Host with 22 years of experience at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as Health Scientist & Program Director. She served as the Director of a National Program to Eliminate Health Disparities (REACH 2010) supporting community coalitions around the U.S. in the development of new and innovative approaches to address chronic diseases and health issues such as diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, and breast and cervical cancer. Dr. Ma'at launched Stepping Into My Power Productions, under which she has created Healthy Haiku Language and Lifestyle Workshops based on her scientifically evaluated and award-winning curriculum that infuses poetry and the arts in health education. Workshops also grew out of her Teen Theater Group (YES 4 Health, Inc) and through working with mentors and youth organizations. Through her workshops, participants learn how to create healthy lives and environments. Her mission: Is to help others Step Into Their Power in Health and Prosperity. She is currently launching her new book: Healthy Haiku 3: Fighting Childhood Obesity One Poem at a Time. This is the third book in the Healthy Haiku Series. Through her workshops and books, her goal is to “change the health trajectory of 1 million families.“ She is also assisting people with launching their own dreams through a powerful and unique Community Crowd Funding Platform where participants support each other’s projects and the company imposes neither deadlines nor donation fees. See the new book featured on her page: www.Wellnesspreneur.info. Credentials: Dr. Ma’at has earned degrees from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Teacher’s College of Columbia University.