Kara Richardson Whitely presents: Move the Mountains in Your Life
- Monday, January 27, 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
- Strand Union Building, Ballrooms BCD - view map
Author and motivational speaker Kara Richardson Whitely will deliver a Jan. 27 lecture at Montana State University discussing resilience in life and self-acceptance.
“Move the Mountains in Your Life,” will focus primarily on how to conquer obstacles and reach goals, as well as touch on issues of body positivity and fitness. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in Ballrooms B, C and D in the Strand Union Building. It is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets can be found at eventbrite.com.
The event is sponsored by the College of Education, Health and Human Development, the Panhellenic Council, University Health Partners, Recreational Sports and Fitness, the Leadership Institute and Counseling and Psychological Services.
Whitely is a plus-sized adventurer who has hiked Mount Kilimanjaro three times. She wrote the book “Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds,” that focuses on the endurance of the expedition and learning self-acceptance. Whitely has also written for Self, Everyday with Rachael Ray, and Runner's World magazines. She has been featured on “Oprah's Lifeclass” and “Good Morning America” and was an Outside magazine 127 Defining Moments finalist. She has been written about in Redbook, Weight Watchers, Backpacker and American Hiker magazines.
For more information, contact University Health Partners at 406-994-4381.
- Office of Health Advancement