WIG AT WORK: October 2020
 #WIGFallForum is less than a month away!

Legislators: click HERE to register for WIG Fall Forum!

Check out the latest WIG Fall Forum agenda updates below:
Staci Bush, P.A., Executive Director, Gilead Medical Affairs, Global HIV Prevention Lead
Thursday, November 12th at
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET:

Innovation in Ending the HIV Epidemic

Featuring: Staci Bush, P.A., Executive Director, Gilead Medical Affairs, Global HIV Prevention Lead

Click here to read the full agenda

Stay tuned for the moderator!

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Friday, November 19th at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Breaking Down Barriers to Mental Health Access in the Age of COVID-19
Be part of an open discussion on ways state legislators can reinforce and advance policy to ensure access to mental health care and treatment in these difficult times and beyond.
Featuring:
Reyna Taylor,
Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy,
The National Council for Behavioral Health
Manpreet K. Singh, MD MS; Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Program; Director, Pediatric Emotion and Resilience Lab
Brenda Gleason, President and Founder, M2 Healthcare Consulting
Stay tuned for the moderator!
Click here to register
WIG thanks #WIGFallForum Sponsors!
Interested in sponsoring #WIGFallForum?

Click here to view the sponsorship opportunities!

Contact Laura Blake, Outreach and Development Manager via email at lblake@womeningovernment.org to secure your sponsorship for #WIGFallForum!
Check out WIG's recent podcast:
It Takes Two: Type 2 Inflammation
People of all ages, genders, and backgrounds are connected by similar challenges because of one lesser known chronic condition known as Type 2 Inflammation.

Click here to listen to this podcast

Click here to view additional resources provided on WIG's website
Malnutrition Awareness Week is October 5, 2020 - October 9, 2020.
WIG produced the Malnutrition in Vulnerable Populations podcast last month featuring Bob Blancato, Executive Director of National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs.

Click here to listen to the podcast

Click here to access the transcript

Click here to access additional resources
WIG will recognize
World Osteoporosis Day is October 20, 2020
Click here to view and access bone health resources WIG has for you!

Click here to listen to the
Bone Basics: What Happens When You're Diagnosed With Osteoporosis podcast!
WIG will recognize
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 24, 2020
On October 14th, WIG recorded Safe Drug Disposal!
As another exciting year for Women In Government comes to a close, we thank you for your support and hope you will consider including WIG in your end-of-year, tax-deductible charitable giving!

Below, there are various ways you can support Women In Government's mission:
Your generosity allows Women In Government to provide women state legislators with opportunities that may not otherwise be funded.
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