2nd grade teacher and Breast Cancer survivor, Anita Laughlin talks about her experience and unique treatment, and how Stanford helped her beat the cancer and allowed for quick recovery. What are some of your empowering stories of people you know who have beat cancer?
The Women’s Cancer Program at Stanford works towards improving survival and cure rates for breast and gynecologic cancers through an array of innovative research and clinical programs. I began working with Stanford Women’s Cancer Center, and became aware of the incredible work they do, after the 2009 Under One Umbrella benefit event. I know firsthand
How can you get involved? Find out how you can join Nicole and people all around the world in taking small steps to help end violence against women. Spread the word — ask your friends to add their names to a growing number of supporters saying “NO” to violence against women at www.saynotoviolence.org
For 15 years, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women has supported innovative, effective initiatives designed to transform the ways in which people think and act. This video highlights the 15th Anniversary of the UN Trust Fund, established in 1996 and managed by UN Women on behalf of the UN system.
UN Women is a very important organization that strives to create gender equality and eliminate discrimination against women and girls around the world. They aim to empower women through education, resources and funding and I have been privileged to be able to act as a Goodwill Ambassador with a particular focus on Violence Against Women.