Date: March 2, 2010
Presenter: Catherine Wyatt-Morley
Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 Hour
Registration Close: February 25, 2010
Cost: $20 Members / $30 Non-members
CEC Given: 1 CM
Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition (W.O.M.E.N.) has provided support, advice/referral, education, and nutrition information for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Their mission is to enlighten, inform, and educate our community. W.O.M.E.N. is a nonprofit organization that provides HIV education and prevention services as well as referrals to those persons infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. Ms. Wyatt-Morley will share how W.O.M.E.N. is able to help improve the quality of life for people who are HIV-positive while working to reduce rates of infection and risk to others. Preventing HIV and STDs requires a comprehensive strategy composed of a service delivery system with effective sustained health education and health promotion interventions.
Catherine Wyatt-Morley is producer of the video Reasons To Live: Women, Their Families and HIV and the author of the internationally acclaimed book AIDS Memoir Journal of an HIV Positive Mother, (Kumarian Press, 1997) and Positive People, Combating HIV and AIDS (Trafford Publishing 2006). Wyatt-Morley is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition (W.O.M.E.N.), a 501c(3) nonprofit community-based organization (1996) in Nashville, TN. Wyatt-Morley's volunteer efforts have been recognized with a plaque in the Women's National Hall of Fame. Her contributions of new awareness relative to HIV/AIDS, specifically to children, teens, and to women as concerned citizens, are phenomenal. By touching our imaginations and our hearts, Wyatt-Morley inspires others.