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    Christy Burns

    Global Maternal Health Advocate & Founder, Every Mother Counts

    Christy Turlington Burns is the founder of Every Mother Counts, a campaign to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world. Every Mother Counts informs, engages and mobilizes new audiences to take action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women worldwide. In 2010, Turlington Burns directed and produced “No Woman, No Cry”, a documentary film about the global state of maternal health. Prior to her work as a global maternal health advocate, Turlington Burns focused her activism on smoking prevention and cessation after losing her father to lung cancer in 1997. She collaborated on several public health service campaigns and launched an award-winning website, SmokingIsUgly.com in 2002. Turlington Burns is also an avid yogi and merged her love of the practice and writing to author her first book, "Living Yoga: Creating A Life Practice". She also founded two successful lifestyle brands: Sundãri, an Ayurvedic skincare line and nuala, a yoga inspired apparel and accessories line.

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    Wednesday, Oct 15 2014

    7 PM

    Can one person effect change for many? CIW honors accomplished individuals who jumped on a mountain bike, picked up a guitar and stepped off the... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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