Medical Midwife, Health Expert, and Philanthropist
Lorna Mae Johnson, fierce and proven successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, Chair and CEO of LMJ Global Enterprises and host of podcasts' "Live with Lorna". She is a committee member of the white house historical association. Former Assistant Treasurer of the DNC, appointee of President Obama, and Chair of President Biden's Inaugural Committee. Currently appointed to the President's Advisory Committee on the arts (PACA). A graduate from University of Southern California (USC), and former clinical Professor and Lecturer at UCLA. Crowned Queen Mother in Ghana in 2019, Lorna is a globally recognized speaker on issues surrounding women, girls and finance. and has worked alongside Melinda Gate as an Essayist with the UN Foundation for Women and Girls. An olympic qualifying athlete in the 100 meter dash, Lorna Mae Johnson holds no bounds on what she can accomplish.
Overview: College students have encountered unique challenges leading to poor mental health in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Before the pandemic started, one in five college students experienced one or more diagnosable mental disorders worldwide. The fact that the COVID-19 pandemic affects collegiate mental health underscores the urgent need to understand these challenges and concerns. During this session, a panel of experts will discuss the development of courses of action and public health messaging that can better support college students in this crisis.