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R.I.S.E. Mentorship Program

This is a birth worker support space that meets monthly with continuous business teachings, business challenges, and community connection.  

The mentorship is for beginning and seasoned birth workers who don't want to take this journey alone.  This group is for those who want to keep learning new skills and be revived day after day by a positive community.  

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We provide the support that you need to grow yourself & your business:

Expert Guidance

Monthly Workshops 

Community Support

Business Savvy Resources

Problem-Solving Sessions

Networking Opportunities

Marketing Mastery

Guest Expert Sessions

Goal Setting and Accountability

Mindfulness and Self-Care

Discounts and Special Offers 

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 Meet your Mentor!

Ravae Sinclair is a highly experienced birth worker with a rich history spanning two decades, during which she has passionately served over 800 families. Holding numerous certifications including those of a birth doula, postpartum doula, certified childbirth educator, and breastfeeding professional, Ravae's multifaceted expertise has made her a prominent figure in the field. Beyond her roles in maternal and perinatal care, she also boasts a legal background as a licensed attorney.

Ravae's impact extends across the United States, where she leads three influential doula groups situated in Milwaukee, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. Her unwavering commitment to maternal health and support has been pivotal in these regions. You can learn more about her work at

As a trailblazer in the birth world, Ravae is the visionary founder of Birth Connections Global, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving maternal health care. She is also the driving force behind the National Birth & Postpartum Professionals group, an association uniting perinatal health professionals from various disciplines. Her dedication to creating positive change is further evident through her roles as a board member in organizations such as the National Association to Advance Black Birth (NAABB), Iowa Black Doula Collective (IBDC), and Health in the Hood.

Ravae's commitment to mentorship and support extends to fellow birth workers, acting as a mentor and coach. She facilitates essential discussions on diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations, and offers valuable family-centered legal guidance to those intentionally expanding their families. Her dedication to simplifying the work of birth workers is evident in the birth worker contract templates available on this website in the store ( Ravae Sinclair is truly a dedicated and versatile professional, making significant contributions to the field of maternal health and support.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Embark on a transformative journey with the R.I.S.E. Collective, where members enjoy a wealth of benefits designed to propel their careers in the birth work industry. Experience expert guidance firsthand as seasoned professionals share valuable insights and advice, offering a unique perspective on navigating the intricacies of the field. Engage in a continuous learning process through our exclusive monthly workshops, meticulously curated to cover essential business topics specifically tailored to the nuances of birth work. The Collective is more than just a mentorship program; it is a vibrant community where members connect with like-minded birth workers, fostering relationships that contribute to both professional and personal development. In this supportive environment, individuals can share experiences, exchange ideas, and grow together as they navigate the rewarding path of birth work.

Unlock a treasure trove of resources and tools designed to sharpen your business acumen with the R.I.S.E. Collective. As a member, you gain exclusive access to a comprehensive library filled with resources, templates, and tools curated to enhance various aspects of your birth work business. Engage in problem-solving sessions that go beyond the ordinary ‚Äď collaborate with peers to brainstorm innovative solutions tailored to the unique challenges your business may face. The Collective provides a platform for you to not only share your experiences but also tap into the collective wisdom of fellow members. Elevate your professional network with numerous networking opportunities, laying the foundation for potential collaborations, partnerships, and valuable referrals. In the dynamic landscape of birth work, the R.I.S.E. Collective ensures you have the essential resources and collaborative support needed to navigate and thrive in your business endeavors.

  • Marketing Mastery: Learn effective marketing strategies tailored to the birth work industry.

  • Guest Expert Sessions: Benefit from insights shared by guest experts in various fields related to birth work.

  • Goal Setting and Accountability: Receive support in setting and achieving your business goals with built-in accountability measures.

Immerse yourself in a holistic approach to professional development within the R.I.S.E. Collective, where mindfulness and self-care take center stage. Delve into practices and engaging discussions centered around nurturing your well-being, acknowledging the significance of self-care in the demanding field of birth work.

As you progress on your journey, showcase your dedication to growth and excellence by proudly displaying the R.I.S.E. Collective membership badge, a symbol of your commitment to professional advancement.

The Collective not only fosters personal well-being but also extends tangible benefits, offering exclusive discounts on relevant products and services within the birth work industry. This holistic blend of mindfulness, professional recognition, and practical advantages ensures that your experience with the R.I.S.E. Collective is both enriching and supportive, guiding you towards a thriving and balanced career in birth work.

The R.I.S.E. Collective convenes for live ONLINE 75-minute calls on the 4th Thursday of each month, commencing at 8 pm EST. These sessions provide an interactive platform for members to engage, discuss, and collectively tackle business challenges.

For added convenience and flexibility, recordings of these calls are promptly shared within the group, allowing members to revisit valuable insights or catch up if unable to attend live.

Additionally, the member community remains active throughout the month, with regular posts covering both business-related discussions and self-care topics.

This comprehensive schedule ensures that members have ongoing opportunities for connection, learning, and support within the R.I.S.E. Collective.

We're thrilled to invite you to join the R.I.S.E. Collective, a vibrant community dedicated to the growth and success of birth workers. To make our mentorship accessible and flexible, we offer two subscription options:

  1. Monthly Membership: $30

    • Enjoy the benefits of the R.I.S.E. Collective on a month-to-month basis for just $30 per month.
  2. Annual Membership: $300

    • Opt for an annual commitment and save! Pay a one-time fee of $300 for an entire year of mentorship, workshops, and community support.

At the R.I.S.E. Collective, we believe in fostering a community that empowers you both professionally and personally. Choose the subscription plan that best suits your preferences and start your journey towards enhanced business acumen and meaningful connections.

The R.I.S.E. Collective values the creation of a dynamic and supportive community of birth workers committed to professional growth and collaboration. The application process serves as a thoughtful and intentional step in ensuring that our mentorship program aligns with the needs, goals, and values of each potential member.

By gathering detailed information through the application, we aim to understand the unique experiences, aspirations, and challenges of applicants, enabling us to curate a community that fosters meaningful connections and impactful collaboration. This process allows us to bring together individuals who share a common dedication to excellence in the birth work industry, creating an environment where members can genuinely support and uplift one another.

The application serves as a tool to tailor the mentorship experience, ensuring that each participant receives the most relevant and beneficial support on their journey towards personal and professional growth.

Step 1: Complete the online application form You will provide some basic information about yourself, your birth work, and a brief description of your business/student journey, thus far.

Step 2: Membership Review Once your application is submitted, our team will carefully review the information provided. We'll assess your experience, commitment to professional growth, and alignment with the values of the R.I.S.E. Collective.

Step 3: Notification You will receive an email notification regarding the status of your application within 3-5 business days. If accepted, the email will include details on the next steps and how to proceed with the membership payment.

Step 4: Membership Payment Upon acceptance, log in to your R.I.S.E. Collective account and complete the membership payment process. Choose your preferred payment method and follow the secure payment instructions.

Step 5: Welcome Package Once payment is confirmed, you will receive a welcome package via email. This package will include information about upcoming workshops, access to resources, and guidelines for engaging with the R.I.S.E. Collective community.

  • Community Engagement: Participate in discussions, share experiences, and build lasting connections with fellow members.

  • Exclusive Events: Attend special events designed to foster a sense of community and camaraderie among members.

  • Collaborative Opportunities: Explore opportunities for collaboration within the R.I.S.E. Collective network.

Pricing Options

Choose which path works best for you!




Expert Guidance

Monthly LIVE Sessions

Business Savvy Resources

Community Support





Expert Guidance

Monthly LIVE Sessions

Business Savvy Resources

Community Support





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