Jane Fonda is equally famous for her political activism than her acting talents. Recently, she made her first public appearance since September’s announcement about her cancer diagnosis.
Fonda’s Appearance At The Pennsylvania Conference For Women
Fonda was the guest speaker at the 2022 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. According to the organization’s WebsiteThe conference is “a non-profit, non-partisan, professional and personal development event for women.”
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In addition to Fonda, other big-name speakers at the event include Fonda’s friend and co-star Lily Tomlin, TikTok chef Tabitha Brown, writer and podcast host Aminatou Sow, and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington. Fonda has a long history of events planned.
How Fonda balances her cancer diagnosis with her work
A source told PeopleFonda keeps up with her climate activism, her PAC and promotional schedules. “several films”She has come up. “In true Jane fashion, this is hardly slowing her down,”The source continues. “So far, she has been doing really well with the treatments and is feeling pretty good.”
On September 2, Fonda revealed that she had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and had already begun chemotherapy. “This is a very treatable cancer. 80% of people survive, so I feel very lucky,”She said it. She also revealed that she is “handling the treatments quite well”And she would “not let any of this interfere”Her activism work.
Fonda: ‘We Have To Be An Example’
Recent interview with the Huffington Post, Fonda discussedWhat her next steps are in relation to her climate activism and her thoughts about local elections as well as lithium mining.
“We have to be an example,”She stressed. “We are one of the leading causes in this country of the climate crisis. Individually, Americans have a larger carbon footprint than any other country. It’s very important, and we haven’t thus far been very good at it. But we have to share funding and technology with the Global South and all developing countries so they can prepare for and mitigate the climate crisis.”
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“That’s our role,”She continued. “If we fail at that, we don’t deserve to be a leadership nation.”Fonda has been a tireless supporter of political causes and helping the poor. It seems that her recent diagnosis with cancer is not slowing Fonda down.