Julie Flygare to be Featured Speaker at Aspen Ideas: Health 2023

Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD, will speak on the emerging science of sleep health and sleep disorders at Aspen Ideas: Health 2023, happening June 21 – 24, 2023.

Aspen Ideas: Health gathers each summer to elevate and accelerate bold approaches to better health for all. For this 3-day event, their global community of over 1,000 attendees meet on the Aspen Institute’s Colorado campus. This community includes healthcare and public health practitioners, researchers, business leaders, policymakers, advocates, artists, and journalists.

Julie Flygare at Aspen Ideas: Health

Julie Flygare Aspen Ideas Health

Aspen Ideas: Health is designed to engage challenging conversations, introduce extraordinary innovations, and guide deep dives into transformations that lie ahead. Project Sleep is incredibly excited that sleep health and sleep disorders will be included in this year’s conversation.

Julie is honored to be featured alongside many other “big thinkers and innovative doers,” including Anthony Fauci, Former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation; and US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.

More About Julie

Julie’s Narcolepsy Story

In this unique broadcast, Julie shares her journey—from wanting to push narcolepsy out of her life to founding Project Sleep. She then reads favorite passages from her book, Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. Julie also shares what’s helped her live well with narcolepsy and offers tips to get started in advocacy and awareness. Afterward, she answers questions from live viewers.

Julie’s TEDx Talk

On March 22, 2022, Julie delivered a TEDx Talk at San Diego State University. Julie’s talk, “What Can You Learn from a Professional Dreamer?” focuses on the power of sleep. Sleep can be harnessed for good, but can also bring us down in ways we might never have imagined.

Recent News About Julie

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