Val Skinner Foundation

LIFE Event

The LIFE Event mission is to continue to help eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease...Read more »

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state's first and only National Cancer...Read more »

DecodingCancer.org

A visionary group of breast cancer advocates, experts and educators join forces to support the study of cancer in the classroom with a deeply engaging program created for high school students, parents, and teachers...Read more »

The 28th Annual Steven A. Cox Charity Classic

Monday, October 2, 2017
Join friends, family, and some special guests as we gather to benefit...Read more »

The 12th Annual Atlantic City Electric Golf Classic

Monday, September 18, 2017
Join us at the 8th Annual Atlantic City Electric Golf Classic at Galloway National Golf Club... Read more »

Lindsay Avner

Lindsay Avner

Lindsay Avner is the founder and executive director of Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization that provides education and support to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

Vowing not to let the disease strike her as it had three generations of women before her, Lindsay opted to have a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy shortly after graduating from college. At the time, Lindsay was the youngest patient nationally to opt for the procedure.

It was during her experience that Lindsay realized the lack of resources for women in her specific situation – young women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. After honing her marketing skills while working in brand management at Unilever, Lindsay founded Bright Pink in January 2007 to share her experience and resources with other young women across the country.

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