Join us on September 6th for our Hope Conversations, Vol. 1 live stream health fair! This event retrofits the Foundation of Hope's long-running Honor Your Health events to meet the moment of COVID-19.
Hope Conversations will feature a panel of speakers ranging the health care field, touching on topics of public health, hope, positivity and the current social climate. Each will be live-streamed for the public through Foundation of Hope's Facebook and Instagram pages:
Our speakers will include:
Dr. Dawn Hewitt
Roy Havranek, Foundation of Hope's Media Director
We encourage the public to submit questions for our panelists ahead of the event. You can post your questions on our Facebook and Instagram pages, or email Foundation of Hope Publicist Katharine Booth, at firstname.lastname@example.org
This page will keep a running tally of your questions leading up to the September 6th Hope Conversations Vol. 1 event.
(We will provide more information about our speakers and the topics they will cover soon--check back on this page regularly!)
Featured speakers for Hope Conversations Vol. 1 Panel
Dr. Dawn Hewitt pursued her certification as a Holistic Health Counselor in 2002 through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and later, a degree in Fashion Design in 2006. Her mother Georgia grew up on a farm in St. Catherine, Jamaica and raised her children to appreciate natural foods and herbal cures. From 2015-2019, Dawn was Assistant Manager and curator at an African art gallery and event center in Central Florida called Three Masks Inc. She currently writes a column on Traditional Medicine for KUOmagazine.com.
Dr. Dawn Hewitt will speak about understanding autoimmune conditions. She will discuss what autoimmune conditions look like and their common causes today, as well as her personal experience living with and recovering from an autoimmune condition, and finally speak briefly about colon cancer, in honor of Chadwick Boseman.
Roy Havranek works for Lockheed Martin as a software engineer, and as the community outreach lead for the HOLA employee resource group in Mitchel Field, NY. Last year his group coordinated their first site-wide back to school drive, working with Foundation of Hope to deliver supplies to those who needed them most.
Roy Havranek will speak about the pandemic's effects on children, education, and community. He will also highlight his most recent experience working with Foundation of Hope to run their school drive for a second year in a row, working through the limitations of the pandemic to deliver aid to students who need it most.