Women at the helm: Jeanne Rizzo (Go Magazine, 12/22/2013)


Jeanne Rizzo, the Breast Cancer Fund's president and CEO, was featured in a Go Magazine series called Women at the Helm. The article highlights some of Jeanne's achievements and describes what motivates her as a public health leader.

"Under Jeanne Rizzo’s direction, the Breast Cancer Fund has become a national leader in raising awareness about the science linking breast cancer and environmental exposures through its public education and advocacy campaigns."

The article includes some powerful and inspirational quotes from our fearless leader:

“I’m amazed by how you can make a difference in your own life and the lives of others by modeling change, affecting change. Opportunities present themselves to all of us—our name is on some moment, and we can either choose to step up and do something or we walk away…Things get better when we step up.”- Jeanne Rizzo

“To me, it’s a core, basic social justice issue: protecting our health from the assault by toxic chemicals in the environment.”- Jeanne Rizzo
Read on in the full article.

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