I am delighted to share that the National Women’s Health Network will host its 40th Anniversary Celebration at the 8th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health on November 16, 2015, 6 pm, at The Whittemore House in Washington, DC.
The reception will honor:
|Loretta J. Ross, co-founder of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, is a true pioneer and leader in women’s health activism.|
|In addition, Judy Norsigian, co-founder of Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) will serve as our Keynote Speaker. An internationally renowned speaker and author on women’s health, Judy has appeared on numerous national television and radio programs.|
To be a sponsor or purchase individual tickets, visit our event site. If you’re unable to attend, your gift makes a difference to improve women’s lives.
Established in 2008, the Awards for Activism in Women’s Health honor Network co-founder Barbara Seaman and recognize work that exemplifies the spirit and approach of Barbara, including her unwavering insistence on listening to women, her dogged determination to see abuses corrected and her bridge building between generations.
We hope you will join us to celebrate 40 years of activism in women’s health and honor these remarkable women.
Cindy Pearson was the NWHN’s Executive Director from 1996 to 2021. One of the nation’s leading advocates for women’s health, Cindy often testified before Congress, NIH and the FDA and was frequently featured in the news as a consumer expert on women’s health issues. When she retired, Cindy received a Congressional Resolution in honor of her outstanding contributions to the health of women and girls.