MDC to Host Panel Discussion on Mental Health Awareness with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Miami, May, 18, 2017- In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Miami Dade College (MDC) will host a panel discussion with Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), which was founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, on Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m., at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Cynthia Germanotta, president and co-founder of BTWF, will join young adults from the Miami area to discuss how to address mental health within families and across communities. MDC graduate and former student government leader, Shadille Estepan, will moderate the conversation.

The event will be live streamed on Born This Way Foundation’s Facebook page.

About Born This Way Foundation

Born This Way Foundation is committed to supporting the wellness of young people and empowering them to create a kinder and braver world. To achieve these goals, Born This Way Foundation leverages rigorous academic research and authentic partnerships in order to provide young people with kinder communities, improved mental health resources, and more positive environments – online and offline. For more information, visit

For more information, Shadille Estepan at Shadille@BornThisWay.Foundation.