Dr Alys Einion-Waller is an Associate Professor of Midwifery and Reproductive Health in the Department of Interprofessional Health Studies. She is Departmental Research Lead, and is an inclusive feminist academic, author and expert in reproductive health, rights-based and person-centred maternity care, narratives and narratology, and inclusive pedagogies.
The founder of Centred Birth Hypnobirthing which offers person-centred antenatal education and hypnotic relaxation skills for expectant parents, , she researches and teaches in the areas of gender, reproduction, equality and sexuality. She is an activist for LGBT+ and gender equality, co-chair of the Swansea University LGBT+ Staff Network, and the creator and curator of the Educational Inclusivity Toolkit.
Alys leads on the University’s Gender Awareness Training and is a SAILS/Inclusivity Lead for the College of Human and Health Sciences. She also consults across the University on inclusive education.
Alys Einion is also a novelist, published by Honno Welsh Women’s Press www.honno.co.uk