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Local, Global and Me: August 26th

August 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Local, Global, and Me: A women's empowerment series inspired by Bank of America

Bank of America

Join Bank of America and Orange County United Way’s Women United for our Local, Global & Me series. Dr. Mahtab Jafari will lead us on a year-long journey with different topics each month that promote holistic health and well-being.

Join us for the fifth topic on
Exercise as Medicine
August 26, 2021  |  9 A.M. to 10 A.M. PT

This is a no-cost monthly virtual event
Registrants will receive a free
journal to help you along
our journey together!



Dr. Mahtab Jafari
Dr. Mahtab Jafari

Dr. Mahtab Jafari has been on the faculty of the University of California (UC) for over 25 years. She is currently a Professor in the UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is also a certified Health and Wellness Coach and the Director of the newly launched “The UCI Center for Healthspan Sciences”. She has led basic, translational, data mining, and clinical sciences research studies in both academia and industry in addition to developing a number of courses and educational programs. In her research laboratory at UCI, her work is focused on slowing the aging process and adding healthy years to human life through a science that she introduced as Healthspan Pharmacology.

She developed a course titled “Life 101” with the goal of improving her students’ mental and physical health. The course is now offered to all undergraduate students on 10 UC campuses. During the Local, Global & Me series, she will teach in depth on important and timely topics such as: Science of Changing Habits, Good Sleep, Recognizing and Managing Stress, and more!

For more information about Dr. Jafari’s work, please visit:


Local, Global and Me created in partnership with Orange County United Way

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August 26, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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