May 2024 General Meeting

Join us on May 23rd for an engaging and empowering luncheon dedicated to exploring the intersection of mental health and womanhood. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we are thrilled to host an event that highlights the unique challenges and triumphs women face in managing their mental well-being.

Our first speaker is Laura Janssen; she brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the table. As a board member at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), she offers invaluable insights into navigating the complexities of mental health. Through her own journey, she will share candidly about the hurdles she has overcome and the strategies she has employed to foster resilience and wellness.

The next speaker is Sydney Carpintero, Youth Services Coordinator for the Mobile Crisis Outreach (MCO) Program at Foundation 2. She will be sharing resources and valuable information about what to do if you know someone may be struggling with their mental health and how to help.

During this interactive session, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the factors influencing women’s mental health, including societal expectations, life transitions, and biological factors.
  • Explore practical strategies for self-care and stress management tailored to the needs of women.
  • Discuss the importance of building a supportive network and seeking help when needed, both personally and professionally.
  • Learn about the resources and services available through local organizations dedicated to mental health advocacy and support.

In addition to our speakers’ presentations, this luncheon provides a unique networking opportunity for women from within our community to connect, share experiences, and forge meaningful connections. Whether you’re a seasoned professional, an entrepreneur, or a student, this event promises to inspire, educate, and empower you on your journey to holistic well-being.

Register here!