Jodilyn Owen, LM, CPM (she/her)
Jodilyn is a Licensed Midwife and co-founder of this organization. She was born and raised in Seattle and raised her own family in South Seattle, working as a doula and parenting educator for many years before becoming a midwife. Jodilyn loves teaching and learning from the families she serves and her colleagues and students. She is passionate about community-based work and increasing capacity within the midwifery community to serve from a public health stance. A born collaborator, she is happiest working in a team innovating programs and services that delight healthcare consumers and the providers who serve them.
Jodilyn is focused on provider infrastructure for the Rainier Valley Midwives, leading collaborative rounds, supporting student midwives, and developing unique avenues of education and skill development for the team and our colleagues. She is passionate about innovating at the intersection of love and justice and healthcare.
Jodilyn currently lives in Memphis, TN where she worked with underserved families before joining the RVCC team. She has mastered the art of Zoom Communications and is most often found in the clinic on the computer screen meeting, collaborating, learning, and planning! She comes to Seattle regularly for RVCC intensives and wakes up excited every day to be lucky enough to be a part of the team.