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Programs & Activities
This series brings empowering and engaging speakers and films to UT and the surrounding community. Events are free and open to the public. Call 419.530.8570 for more information.
Lecture: Beauty & Body Image - Cultivating the Whole Person
Yomi Abiola is a Nigerian model who has gained international acclaim for her work as an activist and journalist as well as an international model. Abiola is also an Associate to the UNESCO Chair for Human Rights. She believes that the fashion industry's global scope positions it perfectly to find and promote solutions to problems like fair pay, safe workplaces, women's health, self-esteem, diversity and environmental sustainability.
Abiola is the founder of Stand Up for Fashion which is a global campaign harnessing fashion's energy, reach and influence to change the world for the better. She is a graduate of both the Columbia University of Journalism and Science-Po Paris.
Lecture: Women's Health - Opportunities & Obligations
Location: Room 1000, Howard L. Collier Building, UT's Health Science Campus.
Local TV personality and CEO of Toledo's Neighborhood Health Association Doni Miller will present on issues that impact women's health today from navigating the health-care system to social and cultural pressures. Miller is joined by the Vice President of The Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio, Jan Ruma, M.Ed., CFRE. Ruma will address current opportunities for women related to the Affordable Care Act and the expansion of Medicaid.
Special Event: Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation's Living History
Location: Student Union Auditorium, UT's Main Campus