The Online Lounge Room @ 9PM
Dr Jane Aronson: Live from New York!
The kids are in bed, so let’s chat! Ask me anything about the kids in your care.
Dr. Aronson is one of the leading humanitarians in the field of orphan care, globally. She is a pediatric physician; an academic; a scholar; a teacher; a scientist; a counselor; a cultural and medical expert; a champion for the well-being of children, and she’s here to help our carers and parents!
Join us for an hour in the Online Lounge Room where we can talk through the issues we are experiencing with our kids, in a safe, supportive environment, and work with Dr Aronson toward a tailored solution.
About Dr. Aronson
Dr. Aronson is Director of International Pediatric Health Services, in New York City. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and has evaluated well over 4,000 children adopted from abroad as an adoption medicine specialist; she has traveled to orphanages in Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, China, Vietnam, Ethiopia, and Latin America.
Since 1997 she has conducted research and provided education in orphanages abroad through Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO). WWO documents the medical and developmental conditions of children living in orphanages abroad in order to identify their immediate healthcare needs and to advocate for their well-being through the Orphan Ranger Program. This program commissions university students and healthcare professionals to live and work in orphanages. They work in conjunction with staff to improve the nutritional and emotional health of abandoned children. Since 1997, Dr. Aronson has funded Orphan Rangers in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, India, Ecuador, Vietnam, China, Serbia, Montenegro, and Ethiopia. WWO has been granted NGO status in Vietnam and Ethiopia and has embarked on training programs for physicians in both countries to care for HIV-infected orphans. WWO currently treats orphans with HIV/AIDS in both countries.
She has been featured in many newspapers and magazines, such as The New Yorker, People magazine and The NewYork Times. She is a recipient of the Congressional Angel of Adoption Award and is the adoptive mom of two sweet boys, Ben, from Vietnam and Desalegn, from Ethiopia.
Date: Thursday 2nd July | Time: 9pm to 10pm
Places are strictly limited to 20 people to ensure you have time to share and ask any questions you may have.
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The Online Lounge Room is an initiative of Adopt Change Limited.