Marissa Bolaños

Writer/Artist/Birth Worker

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Marissa Bolaños is a Mexican audiovisual artist, writer, and birth worker. She has a BFA in Film and Video from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Marissa has been working in the field of birth for the last 5 years as a doula, childbirth educator, and documentary photographer. She recently started the podcast "La Revolución del Parto" which centers stories of Spanish-speaking families giving birth outside of the hospital and explores subjects of obstetric violence, immigration, health care access, and body autonomy.

Marissa also works as a contractor for the Center for Indigenous Midwifery and is passionate about decolonization of food and medicine.