Ronna Charles Nu'Man
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 8, 2014
MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE & COVERGIRL PROUDLY PRESENT A #GirlsCan INTERACTIVE SEMINAR ABOUT BEAUTY & HEALTH
Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, event takes place Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m.
WHAT: Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) proudly presents “GirlsCan: Beauty Redefined - Health & Wellness First”, an interactive seminar sponsored by COVERGIRL’s #GirlsCan campaign as part of the inauguration celebration of the institution’s first female president, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice. This open-to-the-public event takes place Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 – 11 a.m. and will explore the many facets of beauty for girls and young women, with an emphasis on health and wellness. Moderated by distinguished journalist and #GirlsCan partner, Soledad O’Brien, the seminar will feature distinguished women from greater Atlanta who continue to make their mark on the world and in doing so are redefining current perceptions of true beauty.
WHO: Panelists include:
- Dr. Valerie Montgomery-Rice, President & Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
- Mary Rockett Brock, Co-owner WNBA’s Atlanta Dream
- Amy Dosik, CEO Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
- Dr. Beverly Tatum, President Spelman College
- Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent Atlanta Public Schools
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 – 11 a.m.
MEDIA: Media are invited to attend the event. Please RSVP to Jennifer.Linke@porternovelli.com by Friday, Sept. 12. Interviews will be available with panelists and moderator; advance requests will be honored first.
ABOUT MSM: Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for our social mission. Our faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. MSM is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctorate and master's degrees. To learn more about Morehouse School of Medicine visit www.msm.edu.
#GirlsCan: In all of COVERGIRL’s activations for #GirlsCan, the brand is committing to providing a megaphone to the voices of women and their stories of breaking boundaries. Challenge the norm. Break boundaries. Rock the world. Share your #GirlsCan story at http://bit.ly/GirlsCAN.