The School Sisters of Notre Dame are pleased to offer Women’s Leadership Luncheons, bringing women leaders and colleagues together to reflect on the integration of the spiritual and professional dimensions of life. In 2019, the luncheons will focus on human trafficking: the causes, who is targeted and what is being done to eradicate it. Each location will feature a speaker who is knowledgeable about human trafficking and who works closely with those who have been affected by it. Attendees will gain an understanding of SSND’s stance on human trafficking and what sisters are doing to remedy the problem. The luncheon is free to all guests.
“From the Mud, We Bloom:
Finding Freedom from Exploitation”
Featured Speaker: Rachel Monaco-Wilcox
Founder & CEO, LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.
Rachel Monaco-Wilcox is the founder and CEO of LOTUS, a legal clinic for victims of trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence. She started LOTUS while chair and professor of the Justice Department at Mount Mary University, where she still teaches in the art therapy doctoral program. Rachel has a private practice in mediation for trusts and estates, elder law and special needs issues, and is a frequent speaker and trainer on victims’ rights, human trafficking, dispute resolution and systems change. She received a Fulbright scholarship to study modern Greek poetry before a life in law consumed her. In 2015, she received the Thrive award for survivor advocacy from Aurora Health Care and was named as a member of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 class.
R.S.V.P. by February 28, 2019.
For more information please visit the School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province website.