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INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA - Navajo PGA golfer Notah Begay III will participate today with an all-star list at the Clinton Foundation's inaugural Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation conference at the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa near Palm Springs.
Begay will be on a panel entitled "Building Healthy Communities" from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm pst with actress Goldie Hawn, The Hawn Foundation; Susan Dell, founder of the Michael and Susan Foundation; Lakeysha Sowunmi, Mother; Annika Sorenstam, founder of the Annika Foundation. The panel will be moderated by Karolee Sowle, CEO of the Desert Regional Medical Center.
The event will bring together more than 200 stakeholders from the worlds of health care, public policy, business, education, individual wellness, and sports to identify strategies to promote and improve individual healthy lifestyles in the home, the community, and the workplace.
Health Matters immediately precedes the Humana Challenge PGA TOUR event in partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, formerly the Bob Hope Classic. The conference highlights the tournament's commitment to health and well-being, and builds on the work of the Clinton Foundation, which has a mission to improve global health, strengthen economies, protect the environment, and promote healthier childhoods through its Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
Conference participants joining Notah Begay include President Clinton; Chelsea Clinton; Reed Alexander, Actor; Travis Bogard, CMO, Jawbone; Dr. Deepak Chopra, Author and Co-Founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing; James Curleigh, CEO of KEEN Footwear; Susan Dell, Founder, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation; Tim Finchem, Commissioner, PGA Tour; Lorena Garcia, Chef and Restaurateur; Richard Gephardt, President and CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs; Goldie Hawn, The Hawn Foundaton; Dr. Mark Hyman, Chairman of the Institute of Functional Medicine; Billie Jean King, Founder, Women's Sports Foundation; Bob Lanier, Special Assistant to the Commissioner and NBA Cares Global Ambassador; Michael McCallister, CEO, Humana; Jillian Michaels, Health and Wellness Expert; Dr. Dwayne Proctor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Anita Rao, Alliance Youth Advisory Board Member; Dr. David Satcher, Former US Surgeon General and Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine; Pete Shankle, Alliance Healthy Schools Champion; Lakeysha Sowunmi, Mom; Annika Sorenstam, Founder, Annika Foundation; and Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Chief Medical Editor, NBC; Karolee Sowle, CEO, Desert Regional Medical Center; Jerry Tarde, Editor in Chief, Golf Digest; Casey Wasserman, Chairman and CEO, Wasserman Media Group; Dr. Howell Wechsler, Division Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Dr. Toni Yancey, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles.
The conference will be webcast live at ClintonFoundation.org/live. Viewers can follow the discussion and submit questions @ClintonTweet.
posted January 17, 2011 6:57 am est
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