Event for Nat’l Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Office on Women’s Health of the US Department of Health and Human Services will mark the 2010 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with an event at March 10, from 12 noon to 5:00 pm, at the National Press Club. Lunch will be provided.

To register go to http://www.blsmeetings.net/AIDSAwarenessDay

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Prospective Speakers

Frances Ashe-Goins, Acting Director, Office on Women’s Health

Dr. Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General (invited)

Rosie Perez, Actress/Activist (confirmed)

Policy Panel

Dr. Shannon Hader, District of Columbia Department of Health (confirmed)

Vanessa Johnson, National Association of People With AIDS (confirmed)

Jennifer Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation (confirmed)

Dazon Dixon, SisterLove (confirmed)

Panel of Women Living With HIV/AIDS—Their Perspectives

Kamaria Gammon (confirmed)

Cathy Olufs, Center for Health Justice (confirmed)

National and Community Strategies

A. Toni Young, Community Education Group (confirmed)

Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., Howard University (confirmed)

Patricia Nalls, The Women’s Collective (confirmed)

Eleanor Hinton Hoyt, Black Women’s Health Imperative (invited)

Nancy Mahon, Senior Vice President, MAC Cosmetics (confirmed)

For additional information contact Vera.Yakovchenko@hhs.gov

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