Linda Robinson is a nurse-midwife whose international work has taken her to Malawi, Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer; to American Samoa where she started the first midwifery practice; and to the Democratic Republic of Congo with Doctors Without Borders. In addition to her fascinating book, Sunday Morning, Shamwana — A Midwife's Letters from the Field, she has co-authored two other books, Being Pregnant, A Woman’s Answer Book, and Women’s Sexual Health. Linda is the mother of five children. She is currently working with the Global Health Service Partnership teaching midwifery at Kamuzu College of Nursing in Blantyre, Malawi.
This event is FREE to the public. Free-will donations are always gratefully received and are used to help perpetuate the Butterfield Series.
Seating is limited and there are NO RESERVED SEATS. Doors open at 6:15
The BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL SERIES, now in its 7th year of providing these free presentations at Trinity Church, seeks to bring compelling speakers to Portland to share their extraordinary life stories. We welcome Linda Orsi Robinson who will speak about her work in Africa and the role of midwives in promoting respectful care of women.
A RECEPTION will follow where books will be available for purchase and autographs. Don’t miss this evening with a Maine-based nurse who has a wealth of unique stories to share.