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Augustina is passionate about advocating for transforming patient experiences and raising awareness about women's health. After experiencing psychosis and depression, and undergoing major surgery to remove 11 fibroid tumors, she vowed to share her story though public speaking to help change the narratives surrounding women's health.
Today, Augustina is the founder of Jurnni Health, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and resources for women dealing with mental health challenges and pelvic/uterine health conditions. She works in Research Ethics, using her lived experience and expertise to support patient engagement in biomedical and behavioral research.
In addition to her professional achievements, Augustina holds a BA in Human Rights & Equity Studies and has a Certificate in Mental Health First Aid as well as ASSIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training). She is a second-gen Canadian of Ghanaian descent and is dedicated to supporting young people who have experienced psychosis through research in her role as a Youth Engagement Facilitator.
When she's not working, you can find Augustina exploring the world and sharing her comedic take on life. Her unique perspective and engaging personality make her an inspiring and relatable advocate for women's health.
Check out her non-profit Jurnni at www.jurnni.com to learn more and get involved in her important work.
As a public speaker, Augustina is passionate about empowering others to overcome their challenges and achieve their full potential. Through her unique storytelling method, she incorporates poetry and comedy to take participants on a journey through her own experiences with psychosis and her journey to recovery.
Augustina's inspiring and relatable story has made her a sought-after speaker for a variety of engagements. She is dedicated to using her own experiences and focus on black mental health and wellness to help others and is committed to sharing her message of hope and resilience.
Augustina's unique perspective and engaging personality make her a captivating and motivating speaker. Contact her today to learn more about how she can inspire and motivate your audience.