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Strong Women Uplift Each Other Series: Women's Illness

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On Wednesday October 18, 6:30 pm, our SWUE series will focus on Women's Illness. This powerful evening will begin with a screening of a 5 minute "pilot" episode of a new web series produced by our own trainer and cancer survivor Vera Trifunovich: "Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer." Then our friend, Dr. Cecilia Dintino, will lead an open discussion for all our guests, speaking frankly about coping with serious female illnesses. If you have battled a female cancer, faced a critical health crisis, cared for a loved one, or just want to support your sisters please join us. You will be free to share you story or to simply listen. We believe that strength and healing is found in community and shared experience, and that Strong Women Uplift Each Other. 

"Bare-Breasted Against Breast Cancer" is a web-based video support forum that
provides authentic, anecdotal, firsthand information for breast cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers.
Our motto? “Let’s get breast cancer off our Chests."

Cost: $15

*Cecilia Dintino, PsyD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Columbia University Medical Center and a faculty member at New York University’s graduate program in Drama Therapy.  She is the co-founder of Drama Lab, NYC, a theatre and improvisation company, writes for the Huffington Post and is a co-founder of Twisting the Plot: Solutions for Women over 50, a program designed to help women reenergize and repurpose their lives.  
 

Earlier Event: October 1
Career Convention
Later Event: October 29
Cold Spring Hike!