Georgia Southern University

Cancer Survivor Barbara Dooley to Speak at Women’s Forum

Barbara DooleyBarbara Dooley will bring her witty and captivating story to Georgia Southern University’s Women’s Forum on Thursday, April 2.

Married to Vince Dooley, legendary former head football coach and athletic director at the University of Georgia, she will share tales from her decades spent as a football coach’s wife.

Adding another important dimension to her presentation is the inspiration Mrs. Dooley brings as a breast cancer survivor. Her story is powerful, moving and motivating to others who are battling challenges of their own.

Co-sponsored by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education Center, the University’s Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health and the Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center, the women-only program will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building on the Georgia Southern campus. The forum provides an opportunity for women to socialize, network, and address issues that face women.

The $25 fee includes the cost of lunch. To register, call 912-478-5551 or visit

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers 116 degree programs serving nearly 18,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit:

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