Friday, March 30, 2007
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., University Club at ASU Tempe Campus
Mary Jo West
“Media, Madness, Motherhood, and Miracles.”
The buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the program will from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Cost of the luncheon is $10 per person, while the program is free. All university faculty, staff, and graduate students are welcome to attend this luncheon.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 28 to (480) 242-2836 or aslan(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)asu.edu
Mary Jo West is an award winning television journalist who anchored both locally and with the CBS network in New York. She has won two Emmys, the prestigious Peabody Award, and countless other accolades. She is also a popular speaker who has shared her story of overcoming bi-polar disorder not only on the Oprah Winfrey show, but also at The White House and the Democratic National Convention . She is an advocate for the mentally ill, seeking to erase the stigma of their illness. She has worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity at their orphanage in Honduras. Mary Jo has also worked as a public and media relations professional for the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix and Arizona State University. She is currently the Director of Communications and Public Affairs with the Bashas’ Family of Stores.