ASK ESMÉ'S MOM
Check out my new vlog project, Ask Esmé's Mom, where I answer questions about raising a child with severe disabilities. Episode 5 is available now, subscribe to the YouTube Channel so you don't miss any future episodes. Do you have a question you want to ask Esmé's Mom? Use this form to submit question.
I am Hillary. I’m a lot of things: a PhD, a writer, rare disease community engagement consultant, a non-profit founder, a mixer of oddball cocktails...But most importantly? I am the mom of a ridiculously fun, goofy, determined, and super cute little girl named Esmé. Esmé is my best buddy, my muse, and my teacher. Esmé is also medically-fragile, developmentally-delayed, and a bit of a scientific mystery. Since becoming Esmé's mother I have devoted myself to trying to improve the lives of children like Esmé through storytelling, education, advocacy, and medical research.
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PRAISE FOR MY WORK
“Featured on our most popular episode of the year so far, Hillary Savoie knows how to engage an audience, not just with wit and eloquence, but with passion and vulnerability and genuine heart. Her unforgettable story about her daughter, Esme, left our live audience rapt, but also made them feel as if she and Esme were people they really knew, and loved.”
Erin Barker, Artistic Director, Story Collider
“Moving, witty and totally riveting – hits a sweet spot between science and family that Radiolab listeners will love. Perfect summer read (just make sure you have your kleenex close by!)”Channing Rodman – Praise for Around and Into the Unknown
If you want to talk about cocktails, my questionable boxing skills, or just tell me abut how adorable my daughter is, I'd be thrilled to hear from you.
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