The Day of Caring for Breast Cancer Awareness Event Postponed due to COVID-19

In light of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and following the guidance from state agencies, and public health officials the Executive Board of the South Florida Day of Caring for Breast Cancer Awareness have made the difficult but necessary and responsible decision to cancel the scheduled event on Saturday, April 18, 2020. The well-being and health of our committee members and participants are our highest priorities.

The new date for the Spring of 2021 event is yet to be determined. We will communicate it once it’s confirmed. We will automatically transfer your registration, sponsorship, vendor, raffle and resource participation to the rescheduled event. 

We hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Should you have any questions please call 305-310-8653.

Meet this year’s Mickey Whiting award recipient…

It is our pleasure to announce the recipient of the 2020 Mickey Whiting award: Emily Zubi!

Emily Zubi is the Founder of Miami Women Who Rock, Speaker, Author, Sales & Marketing Guru, Blogger @a_comeback_queen.  With over 30 years of experience spanning 7 industries and Global background with top multinational Fortune 500 companies, Emily is a passionate about empowering women and wellness.  Her tagline is “Rock your Health, Rock your World”.

Emily was one of the first Hispanic Women to infiltrate Wall Street, where she trained MBA Executives at Goldman Sachs in presentation and sales skills.  In the 90’s, Emily was instrumental in launching MTV for Latin America. Emily went on to launch 10 other networks including Nickelodeon, E! Entertainment, HBO Latin America and founded her own media company. MORE

Meet This Year’s Keynote Speaker…

Joseph Cohen is an artist who collaborated with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and invented a paint that could be used to detect Cancer, Diabetes and High Blood Pressure. He received his B.F.A. in Painting, Summa Cum Laude at the Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. His M.F.A. in Painting was at the University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas. He has spent several years embedded in top research labs with scientists, immersing himself in their work.  From 2015 – 2019 he was a Memorial Sloan Kettering Artist Residency and worked with Daniel Heller’s, Ph.D, laboratory team. Heller’s team is harnessing the luminescent properties of carbon nanoparticles to help detect cancer at earlier stages and target treatment therapies for metastatic cancer tumors. Cohen’s work with carbon nanotubes—forms of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure—follows a similar search and find mission. He is a member of the National Organization for Arts in Health and The Electrochemical Society.  His collections, to name a few, have been shown at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, Texas, University of California, Fullerton, California, Hospital Leon Berard, Lyon, France and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.


Meet This Year’s Mistress of Ceremonies…

Kristin Sanchez joined NBC6 in May, 2018 as the morning news and traffic anchor on NBC6 Today weekdays from 4:30 AM to 7 AM.
Kristin comes to NBC6 from CBS affiliate WINK in Fort Myers, Florida, where she served as news reporter for two years and most recently as traffic anchor. Prior to this, she has held producer positions at NBC Sports’ Golf Channel and ABC affiliate WFTV in Orlando, Florida. Sanchez moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from Orlando where she served as weekend reporter at NBC affiliate WMBF.
Kristin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Print, Broadcast and Online Media from Florida Southern College.
Born and raised in New York, Kristin is happy to call South Florida home. When she’s not working, you can catch her exploring all the great things South Florida has to offer.

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