In the fourth episode of this second season, we are joined by Tori Ford, gender health equity advocate, researcher, and entrepreneur on a mission to eliminate sexism, shame, and stigma from health experiences. Tori is the founder and executive director of Medical Herstory, an award-winning, youth-led, international not-for-profit organization advancing gender health equity through storytelling, patient advocacy, medical education, and undoing stigma.
In today’s episode, Tori shares her own experience with medical stigma and sexism, and how she built this fantastic organisation.
Topics covered include:
- Sex and gender inequity in healthcare
- Why raising your voice is essential to address sexism and stigma in medical care
- How Medical Herstory was founded
- How to navigate the healthcare system and advocate for your own health
Find out more about Tori’s work:
Medical Herstory website: https://medicalherstory.com