The first of four presentations in "The Resilient Woman Speaker Series" at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at the school, 760 East Westleigh Road, Lake Forest.
Dr. Lisa Damour, director of the Center for Research on Girls at the Laurel School in Ohio, will discuss "Young Women and Resilience." This program is free and open to the general public.
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Damour maintains a private psychotherapy practice, consults and speaks nationally, is a clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University, and serves on the advisory board of the Eating Disorders Network. The author of numerous books and papers related to education and child development, she is a frequent contributor to the Motherlode blog at The New York Times.
The theme for the current school year at Woodlands Academy is The Resilient Sacred Heart Woman. Graduating women of courage, confidence and compassion is Woodlands Academy's four-year goal.
For more information, visit www.woodlandsacademy.org.
Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy is an independent Catholic college preparatory day and boarding high school for young women, and part of a worldwide network of Sacred Heart Schools that spans 19 cities in the United States and 44 countries around the world. A nonprofit, Woodlands Academy's identity is rooted in Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat's desire to inspire young hearts and minds to excel, to lead lives of integrity and to serve. For more information about Woodlands Academy, please visit www.woodlandsacademy.org