Sunday, May 17, 2009
Shown in photo:
JoAnn Samuel, and Kathy Horak Smith, and Dr. Ludy Green (right)
On Saturday, March 9, 2009 Dr. Ludy Green spoke at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Washington, DC Branch's March Lunceon held at Alfio's la Trattoria in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Dr. Ludy Green was introduced to the luncheon attendees by Kathy Horak Smith. Dr. Green recounted her work as President of Second Chance Employment Services in providing employment for victims of domestic violence. She relayed the many years of her membership with AAUW and the significance this organization has brought to Dr. Ludy Green in starting her organization, Second Chance.
Dr. Green has held many leadership positions in AAUW which she credited as great and invaluable experiences. The attendees participated in discussions regarding the importance of education for victims of domestic to gain meaningful employment opportunities. Basic training is provided in many formats to women seeking to gain independence through the workforce. Second Chance Employment Services helps to direct victims to locations of training from English classes to computer classes. The luncheon participants recounted the importance of education and self reliance for women which compliment the mission and services of Second Chance Employment Services.
Submitted by Stephanie Willson