The Working Women’s Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will host a program on “The Resilient Life” on Wednesday, November 13, at The Villa Restaurant, 4 Riverside Road. Networking and light dinner begin at 6 pm followed by guest speaker Dr John Woodall.
Dr Woodall is founder and director of The Unity Project, a resilience-building program for youth working with former child soldiers in northern Uganda, and, in Newtown, where the Unity Project has its home. Formerly of the faculty of Harvard Medical School, he is a board certified psychiatrist with special expertise in post-traumatic stress disorder and resilience.
Among his many accomplishments, Dr Woodall has worked to build resilience programs after 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and 12/14.
The program and dinner fee is $10 for members, $25 for nonmembers with a cash bar. The group will be accepting canned food, personal health and beauty items for FAITH Food Pantry.
For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call WWF President Pat Marlin at 203-426-7022.