A book launch at Stanwell Tops later this month will see “one of the most influential women of the 20th century’ visit the Northern Illawarra.
Dr Helen Caldicott is and Australian physician and the founding president of ‘Physicians for Social Responsibility’ with Senator Edward Kennedy calling her the First Lady of the Nuclear Freeze Movement. She’s dedicated her life to the health of the planet through activism. She’s been awarded 21 honorary doctoral degrees and was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Dr Caldicott will attend the launch of ‘The Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Outdoor Learning’, with is a 900 page volume bringing together the knowledge of women who’ve spent their lives as outdoor education leaders- looking at the theory and practice of outdoor learning through the voices of 80 women, many of whom have spent more than thirty years working in the outdoors.
The book will be launched at The Tops on August 31.