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Educational Webinar: Challenge Accepted
May 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This was the ninth event in our Webinar Wednesday Series. Throughout this series, we will be hosting a live webinar or virtual hangout every Wednesday evening at 7 PM ET about various topics of interest and importance in our community.
About This Webinar
This webinar was held on Wednesday, May 20 at 7 PM ET. This included a “Challenge Accepted” screening of an original short video featuring Emmy winner and hemophilia advocate Alex Borstein, who shed light on the emotional aspects of being a family in the bleeding disorder community.
Following the video, we had an open discussion about the everyday struggles of living with a bleeding disorder and how laughter plays a crucial role in acceptance.
About Alex Borstein
Alex Borstein is an actress, comedian, writer and producer. She is best known for her role as Lois Griffin on comedy series Family Guy (1999–present), for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award from multiple nominations. Alex is a carrier of hemophilia, and is a passionate and active advocate on behalf of our community.
This presentation was supported by Genentech.