Photojournalist to speak on her work with Mother Teresa - 8th Annual Phenomenal Woman Conference at St. Norbert College

March 4, 2006

From St. Norbert College, February 14, 2006
by Cassandra Voss, cassie.voss@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

The St. Norbert College Women's Center presents the 8th Annual Phenomenal Woman Conference on Saturday, Mar. 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bemis International Center. Women of all ages are encouraged to attend. The conference, a celebration of mind, body, and spirit includes: keynote speaker Linda Schaefer, breakout sessions, lunch, exhibits and gifts.

Linda Schaefer, photojournalist and author of "Come and See: A photojournalist's Journey into the World of Mother Teresa," was the last professional to be granted full access to the late Mother Teresa. Schaefer lived, worked and photographed inside the orphanages, houses of the dying, and leper colony run by the Missionaries of Charity. Schaefer is a former CNN editor and photojournalist, whose work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Paris Match, Stern, the NY Times, the LA Times, Catholic Digest, and Parade Magazine.

The conference breakout sessions include: