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This Week With Dawn Schiller! On The Road!

Dawn Schiller, Author of The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes, and Founder of the non profit to benefit throwaway teens, E.S.T.E.A.M., heads to North Carolina on November 9 for the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women.  Dawn was invited to participate as a speaker for the annual event held in Raleigh, NC, and will be speaking and participating in panel discussions about “Investing in Women and Girls.” Dawn has also been selected to be a guest at the Governor’s Mansion on the evening of November 8 with North Carolina Governor, Bev Purdue and other participants in the conference. Those attending will be able to hear the keynote addresses by Sheryl WuDunn, a Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist and Author, as well as actresses, Andie McDowell and Gabourey Sidibe, Producer, Lisa Cortes, and Governor Bev Purdue.  The lineup of speakers and panelists is quite impressive with many noted speakers, activists and advocates representing several areas of women’s issues which will be discussed. It was recently announced that Melody Barnes, who was chosen by President Barack Obama to serve as …