SAVE THE DATE

UCLA

The Friends of the Semel Institute and
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors

present

Virtual Event
Thursday, May 13, 2021
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PT

Lisa Kudrow, Host

featuring

Landon Donovan, Ava DuVernay,

Mindy Kaling, Dolly Parton, Dan Wakeford,

Preeminent UCLA doctors and researchers, and more

honoring

Nancy Glaser, M.D.

Founding Chair

Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors

and

Vicky Goodman

Founder and President

The Friends of the Semel Institute

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THE FACTS ABOUT #WOW2021

  • #WOW2021 takes place on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PT, as a fun, inspirational virtual event.

  • Conceived in 2018 by women, for women, about women, this year men join the conversation.

 

  • At the intersection of science and culture, global thought leaders and change-makers, in conversation with preeminent UCLA doctors and researchers, impart actionable, evidence-based solutions toiimprove whole health and well-being for you and your community.

  • #WOW aims to raise awareness and reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

  • Our global event honors Nancy Glaser, M.D., founding chair of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors, and Vicky Goodman, president and founder of The Friends of the Semel Institute.

  • The #WOW2021 program features Lisa Kudrow, Dolly Parton, Ava DuVernay, Mindy Kaling, Landon Donovan, Dan Wakeford, and UCLA doctors and researchers.

  • #WOW is hosted by UCLA, the internationally recognized academic powerhouse and No. 1- ranked public university in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. UCLA’s hospitals are ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

  • The UCLA #WOW event has received media coverage from ABC/7, CBS/KCAL, NBC4, The Hollywood Reporter, People.com, EXTRA TV and more, and garnered international coverage from the Daily Mail. Its hashtag reached 17-million people via social media in 2019.

  • PEOPLE Magazine is our media partner for #WOW2021.

  • Proceeds from #WOW2021 benefit mental health education, research, and innovation scholarships, as well as clinical care programs at UCLA.

ABOUT US

The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and
Human Behavior at UCLA is dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness by supporting research to advance innovative treatments and sponsoring educational programs to raise awareness and erase stigma.*

The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
760 Westwood Plaza C7-463
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Email: wkelman@mednet.ucla.edu

Phone: 310 825-3119
 

* The Friends of the Semel Institute is a 501(c)(3)  volunteer organization under the auspices of the UCLA Foundation.