Join us next Thursday, February 14 for our first salon of the winter series: Rethingking Beauty, Women, Power & Influence. Our featured guests will be Donna Haghighat, Esq., Founder and CEO of www.shoptimize.org, a shopping website that gives 1% of its after-tax profits to nonprofit organizations that advance and empower women and girls, and Mala Matacin, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Department of Psychology, University of Hartford and Founder and Faculty Advisor for Women for Change.
The Salon will begin at 5p.m. with refreshments in the Visitor Center. The facilitated discussion will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end by 7 p.m. Admission is free. RSVP by calling 860.522.9258 ext. 317 or email Info@StoweCenter.org.
The Huffington Post's article Body Image Issues Among Young Women More Influenced By Peers Than TV, Study Finds is a great introduction to the evening's discussion. (click the image or link below to read the article)