Dr. Jane Aronson: There is a Child Who Plays Inside of All of Us

WWO provides direct services to 10,000 children and families annually through their Element of Play® programs in Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Haiti, United States and Vietnam. They are currently operating 62 Toy Libraries in libraries, schools, children’s hospitals, food pantries, faith-based centers, rehabilitation centers, child care centers, orphanages, centers for children with disabilities, shelters and refugee integration centers. In 2015, the organization brought their global experience and Element of Play® c
$0    |  Jul 10, 2019  |  7:00PM - 9:00PM
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Dr. Jane Aronson is also known as The Orphan Doctor. As Founder, CEO, and President of Worldwide Orphans, she earned her “a.k.a.” through a lifetime of humanitarian work in the field of orphan care. She is a pediatrician; AIDS medicine specialist; an academic scholar; a teacher; a scientist; a counselor; a cultural and medical expert; a champion for the well-being of children.

 

Dr. Aronson will speak on the impact of Toy Libraries and how they are an invaluable tool—especially in communities experiencing trauma—to change the trajectory of children’s lives through play. ICA LA will host a unique interactive showcase an Element of Play® Toy Library as part of the museum’s Summer School initiative of exhibitions and programs. Educators will be on hand daily and special workshops will be open to all in our Learning Space and Annex Gallery.

Please join us for an evening with The Orphan Doctor.