Taryn Davis


Founder & Executive Director, American Widow Project

Taryn Davis is Founder & Executive Director of the American Widow Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing military widows with the opportunity to heal together, Military Widow to Military Widow. After losing her husband when she was 21 years old, Taryn connected with women across the country to share their stories of love, loss and survival. The connections she made led her to create a documentary, website, and non-profit organization to provide support for women like herself. Today, Taryn's American Widow Project has served over 1,100 women. Taryn was named one of Newsweek's 150 Women Who Shake the World, a Top 10 CNN Hero, L'Oreal's National Woman of Worth, and is a VH1's Do Something Award Recipient.



Monday, October 08

Military: From the Front Lines to the Home Front, Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan

Approximately five million Americans have served in uniform since September 11, 2001 and nearly half were deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. How are... read more
Speakers: Taryn Davis, Paul Rieckhoff, Major General Marcia Anderson, Melissa Stockwell, General Colin Powell, General Stanley McChrystal, Tom Brokaw
Albert Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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