Joy Burkhard, MBA
Advisory Council Member:
Founder & Executive Director
Joy is the founder and executive director of 2020 Mom a non-profit social change organization aggressively working to close gaps in maternal mental health through education, awareness, and advocacy.
2020 Mom’s projects include the brand’s “Mom Congress” and TheBlueDotProject. Mom Congress is a coalition of non-profit organizations and individual members working to improve birth and support of early motherhood, and the TheBlueDotProject is a national awareness movement for maternal mental health which hosts the United State's maternal mental health awareness week social media campaign.
In addition to running 2020 Mom, Joy also works part-time for the insurer Cigna where she has spent nearly 25 years. She serves as a regulatory affairs leader and has a passion for quality improvement and innovation.
Joy is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology expert work group on Maternal Mental Health and the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, the nation’s first agency working to solve the maternal mortality crisis in the U.S.