M.E.S.A. (Museum Enrichment Series for All) featuring Bake It Till You Make It LIVE!
Join Lynn Museum/LynnArts on the second Wednesday of each month at noon for M.E.S.A. (Museum Enrichment Series for All). This virtual lecture series covers topics such as wellness, genealogy, and current events and features local experts, authors, community members, and others.
For our October M.E.S.A., join us for Bake it Till You Make It: Live! An interactive cooking demonstration with mental health advocate and author Dayna Altman, as she shares her mental health recovery story while baking. The founder and sole operator of Bake It Till You Make It LLC, Dayna knows that using food as an entry point for mental health conversations is a way to make “difficult conversations” more palatable and to help create more authentic change. So bake along in your kitchen (a very easy recipe) if your schedule allows, or listen in as Dayna deconstructs stigma using ingredients as metaphors to inspire us all.
Ingredients needed to bake along:
- 1 box graham cracker crumbs
- 2 cans sweet and condensed milk
- 1 bag chocolate chips
- 9×13 pan
- Mixing bowl
- Mixing spoon
Dayna Altman is an energetic and dynamic entrepreneur, author, and creator. The full force and sole operator of Bake it Till You Make it L.L.C., Dayna harvests her passion for mental health advocacy by using food and baking to create an authentic recipe for vulnerable storytelling. A dual graduate of Northeastern University and an active Boston community member, Dayna has experience working in both the mental health field and with youth based non-profits.
Currently, Dayna works at a national education non-profit, and in all other hours of the day she pursues public speaking, writing cookbooks, documentary filmmaking, podcasting and exploring new ways to change the world using her own story. Living with depression and O.C.D. as well as being in recovery from an eating disorder and sexual assault, Dayna Altman truly lives her message.
Photo courtesy of Dayna Altman.