Latonia Anthony (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
We had a wonderful selection of applicants from many parts of the world this year and again the decision was difficult. We are pleased to annonce the Trudi Szallasi Memorial Scholarship 2013 has been awarded to Latonia Anthony from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA).
Latonia Anthony is married and has three toddler daughters. She is a registered nurse, currently working at a long-term care facility. Although she loves working with seniors, but her passion has always been about working with new mothers and babies.
She has been a dedicated volunteer for the African American Breastfeeding Network for almost 4 years and serves many roles in the organization, including webmaster, peer advocate & counselor, and advisory council member. She enjoys educating and empowering families to give their child(ren) the best start in life by breastfeeding. She would like to become an IBCLC and gain a more extensive understanding of human lactation. Consequently, she will be a better resource for the families she serves in her urban community. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, crafting and going on short road trips.
Health e-Learning proudly supported Latonia's goals by helping her study during 2013/14 and successfully achieve certification as an IBCLC in 2014. Congratulations Latonia!