Events

Smart Talk Series: Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Loading Map....

Date/Time
Date(s) - January 11, 2014
7:30 pm

Location
Civic Center of Greater Des Moines

Series: $99 & up

www.civiccenter.org

An evening with Dr. Ruth: Life in a Man’s World  Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a psychosexual therapist who helped to pioneer the field of media psychology. Soon it became part of a communications network to distribute Dr. Westheimer’ s expertise which has included television, 31 books, newspapers, games, home videos, computer software and her own website. Dr. Ruth was born in Germany and escaped the Holocaust at age of 10.  She moved to Israel when she was 17 to become a Jewish Freedom Fighter. From there she moved to Paris then the US in 1956 where she obtained her master’s degree in sociology from the Graduate Faculty of the New School of Social Research. She worked for Planned Parenthood for a time and it was that experience that prompted her to further her education in human sexuality. Currently Dr. Westheimer is an adjunct professor at NYU and an associate fellow of Calhoun College at Yale University, in addition to having her own private practice. Dr. Westheimer has two children, four grandchildren and resides in New York City and she knows how to live in a MAN’s world yet make it her OWN!  You won’t believe what she is going to say next! For more information: www.smarttalkwomen.com/series.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

elvis

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

19-overlay3

The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

in Entertainment

Amazon plans new streaming service

amazon

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

in Viral Videos

Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

21-overlay3

This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.