Susan G. Komen Chicago, a non-profit breast cancer foundation affiliate of Susan G. Komen, focuses on helping people in the Chicagoland area with breast cancer education and services.
The More Than Pink billboard campaign was live on Chicago highways in September and October 2016, and focused on two extremely important innovators in Chicago. The billboards were designed to promote breast cancer prevention services and research that could save many lives.
Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, MD., FACP, OON, or Dr. Olopade, is the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, Dean for Global Health and Director, Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics at The University of Chicago. Dr. Olopade was recognized for her continuous dedication and commitment to Susan G. Komen, Komen Chicago and her patients, with a focus on her groundbreaking genomic research of breast cancer.
Chris-Tia Donaldson, owner of the company TGIN (Thank God It's Natural) located in Chicago, was diagnosed early with breast cancer and continues to promote early breast detection as a key to ending breast cancer. Chris-Tia has been featured in major media publications such as USA Today, Marie Claire, Black Enterprise, Ebony, Heart & Soul, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Detroit News, Boston Bay State Banner, as well as many other outlets throughout the country.