Going with Grace Program Director
Tracey is the Going with Grace Program Director, a Death Doula and passionate death-work activist, experienced entrepreneur and educator. She has spent over ten years teaching in various aspects, from traditional nursing programs to holistic practices, veterinary medicine, death cafes and death doula training.
Tracey is the founder of Let It Be—End of Life Planning, where in her practice, she focuses on advance care planning, abortion doula services, and queer EOL care. During her career, she has worked as an in-patient acute care provider for the elderly, volunteered for hospice organizations and has facilitated medical clinics in East Africa and the Caribbean, representing the US for the WHO World AIDS Day conference. Having served and chaired on numerous performing arts boards, Tracey has sat on the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance (NEDA) board since 2019, where she is currently the Webinar/Education & Assessment Chair.
She is a Pisces who hates water, thinks we should drink Champagne every day, and is a “cat person” until she and her wife Ellie have a lifestyle that will support a dog.
Founder, Going with Grace
Alua Arthur is a death doula, recovering attorney, and the founder of Going with Grace, a death doula training and end-of-life planning organization that exists to support people as they answer the question, “What must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may live presently and die gracefully?” Going with Grace works to improve and redefine the end-of-life experience for people rooted in every community using the individual lived experience as the foundation. Alua was a keynote speaker at EndWell 2019, and has been featured in the LA Times, Vogue, Refinery29, The Doctors, and InStyle. She is inspired by the gift of LIFE itself and is always on the quest for the best donuts and fried plantains!