Kudos to our Co-Founder Chandelis Duster for her courage and using her journalism skills to spread awareness about endometriosis. You can read her story below:
It’s here! The Worldwide Endomarch taking place in DC is on March 19, 2016 and we can’t wait to see you there! Details below:
WASHINGTON, DC ENDOMARCH
WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 2016 – 1:00 pm Start Time
WHERE: Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St, SE, Washington, DC 20003
WHAT: 3rd Annual Worldwide Endometriosis March (EndoMarch)
No registration required-All are welcome to attend. Just show up.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Registration Check-in | Exhibitors | ENDO QUILT
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Opening Ceremony | Panel of Experts*
Dr. Ceana Nezhat
Dr. Paya Pasic
Mr. Sean Tipton
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: 30-MINUTE BREAK
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Speeches
4:30 pm – 4:50 pm: 20-MINUTE BREAK
4:50 pm – 5:00 pm: Ramp-up to start the March
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Press Conference
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm: We March! | Candlelight Vigil**
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Post-March Gathering | Awards | Speeches
* * Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Ceana Nezhat, MD, Co-Founder of Worldwide Endometriosis March and
Dr. Paya Pasic, MD, PHD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, University of Kentucky, Louisville Kentucky,
The Dilemma of Endometriosis: Lack of Awareness
Opening Remarks by Mr. Sean Tipton, Vice President of American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
Closing Remarks and Session Transition by Dr. Ceana Nezhat, MD
There will also be a screening of the movie ENDO WHAT? at the march. Time is TBA.
For more information visit endomarch.org.
For the second year in a row, Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared March as Endometriosis Awareness Month in Virginia. Thank you Governor McAuliffe for supporting our efforts and helping us raise awareness.
Are you or someone you know struggling to start a family? The Richmond Fertility Workshop will be held on November 7th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Richmond. This workshop is FREE and open to everyone. For more information and to register visit http://www.richmondfertilityworkshop.com/.
Join us in Baltimore, Maryland on October 20, 2015 for a panel discussion with Endometriosis Association Founder Mary Lou-Ballweg for an Endo Q&A. Other panelists include Endometriosis Researcher Kevin Osteen, and NIH Endometriosis Doctor and Researcher Pam Stratton. This event will take place at Light Street Presbyterian Church (809 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230) at 6:15 p.m. It is FREE and open to all, but you must RSVP by calling (414) 355-2200 or by emailing Gloria@EndometriosisAssn.org.
Virginia HOPE is holding a raffle to raise funds for our DC event in March! 14k white gold, .35 karat, 18″ diamond pendant. Tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. The Appraisal certificate also free: $756 value. Drawing will be held December 5, 2015 and you don’t have to be present to win. This is a great gift in time for the holidays. Please reach out to one of co-founders or send us an email for your ticket!