About Dr. Y. Falami
Dr. Y. “Falami” Devoe, The Self- Care Ritualist. is a Womanist, a facilitator, a public speaker, a healer and a space holder. Her work intersects with higher education institutions, non-profit agencies
With a deep commitment to healing and justice,
As a Facilitator and space holder, Dr. Falami creates safe and inclusive environments where individuals can share their stories, find healing, and gain strength from community connection. Facilitating workshops and retreats, and healing circles that address the complex emotional and spiritual aspects of self and collective care and one's wellbeing.
Dr. Falami’s creates and curates spaces for Black women to express themselves authentically and to help make meaning of their lived experiences of their bodies. As an activist, scholar, and practitioner, Dr. Falami integrates mindfulness, art, poetry, storytelling, and photography in her courses and presentations.
Dr. Falami has presented at the National Women Studies Conference, National Council of Black Studies bringing attention to the Photovoice methodology as an affirming and culturally relevant methodological approach that fosters a legacy of stories and experiences via pictures and words for marginalized communities.
She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Leadership and Change from Antioch University and her M.A. in Leadership and Change and her M.A. in Educational Leadership from Antioch University and a B.A. from Hampton University. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.