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    Think You Might Want (More) Kids: How Does the Biological Clock Factor In?

    This event has been postponed.

    When: Wednesday, 11/3/2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Where: Online

    This event has been postponed until January 2022.


    OFJCC Palo Alto JCCThinking of having (more) kids? Fertility can be a difficult discussion and seem harder to explore. In this highly engaging talk, Leslie Feingerts, Founder of Fertility Forward, is ready to help you have that conversation.

    Leslie will spotlight the highs and lows of her own fertility journey, debunk myths about fertility and offer basic fertility information intended to empower you, all to help you make informed decisions that are best for you, your career, your life and your family.

    This informational talk will be followed by a Q&A where Leslie will be joined by a reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Samantha Schon, a fertility specialist at the University of Michigan.

    OFJCC Palo Alto JCCLeslie is the founder of Fertility Forward, a business focused on empowering people to make informed and personalized decisions related to fertility, reproductive health and family roadmapping. Her approach combines her personal experience with infertility with her professional experience in education, consulting and coaching. She previously worked as a strategy consultant at The Bridgespan Group on projects related to education, women's reproductive health, philanthropy and diversity. Prior to Bridgespan, she was an educator for six years, teaching in public charter schools in New Orleans. Leslie is a CTI Co-active trained coach and has also taken courses at the Integrative Women's Health Institute. Leslie graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in English and holds her MBA from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

    OFJCC Palo Alto JCCSamantha Schon, MD, MTR, is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. She received her bachelor's and medical degree at the University of Michigan. She then completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University in St. Louis. Following residency, Dr. Schon completed her fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Pennsylvania. During this time, she also obtained a master's degree in Translational Research while investigating the role of histone modifications in human sperm. In 2016, Dr. Schon returned home to the University of Michigan to join the division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

     

    In partnership with the PJCC and the APJCC.

     

    Wednesday, November 3
    7:00–8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom; link will be sent out after registration
    Early Bird Price: $45 through November 1
    Price After November 1: $55
    Scholarship assistance is available. Please contact for information.
    Contact: Tamara Thiel Prizant | (650) 223-8750 | [email protected]



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