Kelli Brien is a passionate health advocate, focused on eliminating racial disparities in maternal health. She created the Speak Life Doula program and co-authored the Safety PIN grant submission that garnered multiple awards from the Indiana State Department of Health. Kelli founded In Full Bloom Maternity Service LLC and Mahogany Maternity, a 501(c)(3) to provide maternity support in her community as well as surrounding counties. She is a Certified Lactation Specialist, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, and certified birth and postpartum Doula for over 13 years.
She serves on The Saint Joseph County Fetal Infant Mortality Review team, the Indiana State Department of Health Maternal Mortality Review team and chairs the Birth Equity Subcommittee for DONA International. She established the 32nd Milk Bank Depot in Indiana. Kelli has testified at the Indiana Statehouse in House and Senate chambers in support of Senate Bill 416, which passed, to be signed by Governor Eric Holcomb.