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Women Helping Women on Cape Cod
October 20, 2021 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Special Event 10/20/2021 on Zoom!
“Women Helping Women on Cape Cod”
On October 20, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., Joan Freedman will present her Zoom event on “Women Helping Women on Cape Cod”.
The focus will be on various volunteer agencies and opportunities available to make an impact on Cape Cod.
Registration is required for this ALL event. To register, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Zoom link will be sent to registered members on October 19th, the day before the event.
There is no fee.
Joan was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts and currently lives in Yarmouth. She received her education at Fitchburg State and the University of Connecticut. The majority of her professional career was spent in preschool through college as a School Psychologist. At the end of her career, she, along with her colleagues, developed testing mechanisms to evaluate and screen preschool children for Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Few tests were available ten years ago, and one-quarter of the children came from bilingual households. Her job was to evaluate students and develop an education plan based on strengths and needs.
Joan’s avocation has been in politics, and she has been active in local, state, and national campaigns since high school. She has been in elective office, City Council, and on numerous boards. Since retiring to the Cape, she has been active in women’s issues and charity work. Until recently, Joan was a Commissioner on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. She is also a mediator and a mediation trainer. Joan is married and has children and grandchildren, who all love the beach, books, and movies.