Newsletter May – June 2015: Chelsea Clinton to be Featured Speaker at Childhood Obesity Conference
Chelsea Clinton to be Featured Speaker at Childhood Obesity Conference
The 8th Biennial Conference is funded in part by First 5 San Diego
Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will be a featured speaker at the 8th biennial Childhood Obesity Conference to be held June 29-July 2 at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego, Calif.
Clinton works alongside her parents, President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to drive the vision and work of the Clinton Foundation. Over the past 13 years, the Foundation has built partnerships to help Americans live healthier lives. Chelsea’s work emphasizes improving global and domestic health and focuses especially on the Foundation’s health programs.
The conference, funded in part by First 5 San Diego, is the nation’s largest, most influential collaboration of professionals dedicated to combating pediatric obesity. This year’s conference theme is, “Collective Impact: Developing a Shared Vision to Achieve Greater Success”, and invites conference participants to discover the various partnerships and cross-sector collaborations that are essential to accelerating systemic change as well as exploring the possibilities of forming uncommon and thought-provoking alliances to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic. In addition, the conference will focus on how you can strengthen existing partnerships in order to maximize results, leverage resources and develop a shared vision to achieve social norm change in your community and the communities you serve. Nearly 2,000 attendees from across the country are expected to attend. For more information about the conference, visit http://www.childhoodobesity2015.com/.