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Kirkland Events & COVID-19

Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon

1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033
  • Presented By: Woodmark Hotel, The
  • Dates: September 21, 2022
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: $100 for adults

Medical Teams International’s Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon to Feature Guest Speaker Sheryl WuDunn
Funds Raised Will Help Spread Hope & Healing to Women & Children Worldwide

(Portland, OR) July 27, 2022 – Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its 7th annual Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon in-person this September. The event will feature guest speaker Sheryl WuDunn, acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. Medical Teams will also honor Humanitarian Woman of the Year, Kathi Karnosh, longtime volunteer and advocate for Medical Teams’ work.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Noon PDT

WHERE: One Event, Two Locations: Portland and Seattle
Portland Art Museum, Kridel Grand Ballroom
Woodmark Hotel, Kirkland

COST: Single tickets for Portland or Seattle: $100
Table cost in Portland (seats 8): $800
Table cost in Seattle (seats 10): $1,000

HOW: Register at

About Healthy Women, Healthy World
Healthy Women, Healthy World is an international movement to champion health and wholeness for women and children around the world. This movement consists of volunteers who advocate and build support for Medical Team’ programs that empower and provide life-saving medical care for women and children around the world. Funds raised will go to support these programs. Learn more about Healthy Women, Healthy World at 

About Sheryl WuDunn
Sheryl WuDunn is a Chinese American journalist, author, business executive and lecturer. She became the first Asian American woman to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her journalistic coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. Since then, WuDunn has gone on to receive many awards for her advocacy work and was honored by Newsweek as one of the “150 Women Who Shake the World”. She has written several best-selling books with her husband, Nicholas D. Kristof. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide centers on the impact empowering women in developing countries has to holistically transform their communities. Their most recent book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, is a look at the struggles of working-class America set in Kristoff’s home in rural Yamhill, Oregon. Today, WuDunn speaks out in support of women's rights, economic issues, and non-profit funding.

About Medical Teams International
Founded in 1979, Medical Teams International provides life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees. We care for the whole person— physical, emotional, social and spiritual. Daring to love like Jesus, we serve all people—regardless of religion, nationality, sex or race. Learn more at and on social media using @medicalteams.

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