Author Event: Women Going for It!

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Blue Hill Public Library
5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, ME, 04614

Maine author Diana Coleman will share from her new book, Women Going for It! Taking Risks after 50, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, October 25th at 6:30 PM. In the book, twenty-six dynamic women, 50s through 80s (including Blue Hill resident Reverend Claudia Wyatt Smith of St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church), share their captivating, risk-taking stories with grit and humor. Donating a kidney to a stranger, building schools in Ethiopia, racing around a Roller Derby track … these women pursue adventures, interests, and life changes.
Believing in female fortitude and risk-taking power, Diana has lectured around the country about women and girls overcoming daunting challenges. A global traveler and former administrator and fundraiser for Save the Children, the University of California, Berkeley, Pen Bay Healthcare, and the International Museum of Women, Diana’s work and studies have taken her to Central America, Africa, and Asia. Originally from Massachusetts, Diana lived thirty years in San Francisco and, when not traveling, now resides in Maine. Her website is
Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is sponsored by the library, there is no charge, and everyone is welcome. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

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