The Pursuit of Healthiness– A Discussion to Inspire and Empower (Update)

I had the honor and the utter pleasure of co-hosting a discussion among women who are using social media to power their actions for health. This was a mighty exciting group of women, who are doing some awesome things online and beyond.

Renee Ross (@ReneeJRoss) gathering forces on matters of health at

Helen Jonsen (@WorkingMotherHj) editor of

Tonya Lewis Lee (@TLewisLee) writer, producer and activist focused on health, education and justice.

Simone I. Smith (@simoneismith) entrepreneur, mother of four and cancer survivor who devotes her time and resources to the fight against cancer.

Karyn Brianne (@thefabgiver) co-founder of The Red Pump Project. The red Pump Project is a non-profit that raises awareness about impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls…and the reason I rock my red pumps in March every year!

Emily McKhann (@emilymckhann), founding mother of

And me, @MaDonnaNegra, representing the Mom’s Clean Air Force and my commitment to spreading awareness of clean air issues and why the health consequences of air pollution in my community is a national disgrace and a social justice issue whose time has come.

Those who joined the discussion at, discussed activism online, including the following questions:

What inspires you to act?         What matters are important to you as a woman and a mother?          

What can you do about about it?         And how can you find other like-minded mother-activists to join or to join you?  

It was well attended and so, so informative! This discussion was everything we hoped it would be and MORE!

See the summary of the discussion HERE


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