Empowering Women. In Business. In Healthcare. In Life.
WHAT: Team Soul to Sole and Women of Reform Judaism-Temple Israel Sisterhood present Empowering Women: In Business. In Healthcare. In Life, an evening of enlightenment and powerful discussion with community leaders and breast cancer survivors.
ABOUT THE EVENT: Join us for an evening filled with influential and inspiring discussions featuring Susan G. Komen Foundation president and CEO Paula Schneider and Dr. Marjorie Hass, president of Rhodes College, as they talk about empowering women in all aspects of life. Stacy Jacobson, reporter with Channel 3 (WREG), will moderate. The program will also include a mini health fair along with wine and cheese, desserts, and other refreshments as well as door prizes! This evening will be hosted by Team Soul to Sole and the Women of Reform Judaism-Temple Israel Sisterhood.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Temple Israel, 1376 East Massey Road, Memphis, TN 38120
ABOUT TEAM SOUL TO SOLE: Team Soul to Sole is an organization made up of breast cancer survivors and clinicians who strive to increase breast cancer awareness and support in the Memphis Jewish community, particularly for local uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients. Team Soul to Sole also captains an award-winning team in the annual Memphis/Mid-South Komen Race for the Cure to help underinsured breast cancer patients with diagnostic services, treatment and support in the Memphis area. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/teamsoultosole/ or http://www.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=7262&pg=team&team_id=405446
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
- Paula Schneider (speaker), a breast cancer survivor herself, is president and CEO of Susan G. Komen Foundation National. She is an expert in organizational management and finance. Schneider has been named a featured speaker at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, one of Los Angeles Business Journal’s 500 Most Influential People, and received the National Association of Women’s Business Owners Inspiration Award in 2010.
- Dr. Marjorie Hass (speaker), President of Rhodes College and Honorary Chair of the 2018 Memphis/Mid-South Komen Race for the Cure, was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2017. Dr. Hass is a nationally recognized spokesperson for the value of a liberal arts education. The Tennessee USA Today Network named her one of the 18 Tennesseans to watch in 2018.
- Stacy Jacobson (moderator) joined News Channel 3 as a reporter in October 2016. Jacobson tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation earlier this year. She came to the Mid-South from WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas honored Jacobson as Reporter of the Year in 2015. Stacy is a proud graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
REGISTER: http://bit.ly/soul2sole (Space is limited, and reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis)
QUESTIONS: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
COST: This event is free and open to the public.