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Women, Violence, and Meditation:
A Women's History Month public forum - 31 March, New York
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14 March 2012
Women's History Month Public Forum
WOMEN, VIOLENCE, AND MEDITATION
Women veterans suffering from PTSD and assault
Teens living on the streets ∙ Women living in war zones
Soledad O'Brien Emmy-award winning CNN anchor and host of ''Starting Point'' ∙ Forum moderator
Tara Wise Executive Director, National Women Veterans Association of America ∙ Helping women veterans heal assault
Rita Cosby Emmy-award winning TV anchor; daughter of a WWII POW ∙ Caring for the families of PTSD victims
Joni Kimberlin Producer and director, Third Fire Films
Empowering women through media
Pamela Peeke, M.D. University of Maryland assistant professor of medicine ∙ Empowering women and girls with mind-body fitness
Dr. Lois Lee Founder and President, Children of the Night
Rescuing tens of thousands of teens from life on the streets
SATURDAY, MARCH 31 ∙ 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
The Great Hall at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86 at W 46th St and 12th Ave, New York
Can meditation help abused women and girls overcome stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal tendencies?
You are invited to find out as Emmy-award winning CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien moderates a distinguished panel of experts exploring new research and the clinical applications of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for women veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and assault, teenage girls who have been rescued off the streets, and women and their children who suffer unimaginable horrors in war-torn areas around the globe.
Click here to view the full announcement, which features photos of the distinguished panelists as well as brief, compelling videos of these three women describing their experiences:
Supriya, 26, spent over a year in combat zones of Iraq. She talks about how TM eased her re-entry into civilian life.
Over 100,00 teens and girls are victims of life on the streets in the US. One teen tells how TM helped her overcome the nightmare of her existence.
Pemba's family was attacked by soldiers in the Congo, completely devastating her life. Here she recounts how TM helped reclaim her sanity.
INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS
Please register HERE by Monday, March 26.
There is no charge to attend the forum.
Early registration is recommended. Seating is limited.
David Lynch Foundation's Operation Warrior Wellness
654 Madison Avenue, Suite 806, New York, NY 10065
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
Third Fire Films
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