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women's health and wellness

Health, Happiness, and Prosperity

Women's Health and Wellness is dedicated to providing education and information to keep women informed on health and wellness issues.

UPCOMING EVENTS *All times are in ET unless otherwise noted

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Committee Scope

Committee Goals 

  • Furnish resources, initiatives, advocacy strategies, and impactful campaigns aimed at shaping public policies and practices on a global scale, as well as at the national level. Address key areas including:

    • Ensuring affordable healthcare access

    • Promoting reproductive rights

    • Securing equitable research funding for women's and girls' health concerns

    • And more!

  • Offer informative content and newsletter articles centered around women's health and well-being, tailored to their unique requirements. Cover topics like strategies to drive sustained improvements for women in the workforce and methods for effective advocacy.

Why Are We Focused on Health? 

  • Elevating Women's Well-being: Our dedicated focus on health is a beacon that illuminates the landscape of women's health concerns. We're here to create a secure haven for conversations, support, and empowerment in the realm of women's health and wellness.

  • Unveiling Uniqueness: Women and girls navigate health journeys that are distinctive, often unrecognized or misjudged, and regrettably overlooked in research. Our mission is to spotlight these distinctive experiences and foster awareness.

  • Championing Personal Flourishing: Through our health emphasis, we embark on a journey towards personal well-being. This journey encapsulates the subjective tapestry of joy, contentment, and the profound belief that life is a canvas of positivity. It's about embracing optimism, zest, humor, gratitude, and an unshakable faith in the horizon of possibilities.

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Contact Committee Chair, Keri Hess:

Keri Hess Laursen, MPH, is a state contractor for the Office of Planning and Research to work on California’s most pressing issues including COVID-19, extreme heat, and water conservation. Certified in Tobacco Intervention Skills and is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, volunteering with her local Safe Kids Coalition.

Katherine Clevenger-Burdell, B.A. Sociology, M.A. Health Science Education, Certified HealthEducation Specialist (CHES); Retired with experience in Social Work and Counseling; Health Education Implementation; Health Education Research; Health Administration in a County Health Plan System. Formerly certified Secondary Ed, Community College Certification, and Bachelor Level Social Worker. Currently serving on Policy Advisory Board, Arizona Family Health Partnership, grantee for Title X funds, State of Arizona; Member, Arizona Public Health Association.

Daneene is a Registered Nurse and a life/supplemental health insurance expert based in Cleveland, OH. As the VP of Advocacy for NFBPWC, she serves as the bridge to other related organizations / initiatives and brings valuable health-related perspectives.

Sue is a TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages)-certified teacher and an editor for Carrot Global solutions. She also writes for a web portal of articles on spirituality and culture. She is a native of Detroit where she is an advocate for mental health issues and having access to affordable health care.

Equal Participation of Women and Men in Power and Decision-Making Roles


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