Each of our Ambassadors has a passion for the cause and a story. These leaders in the fight all answered the call to action for a reason.
Alexine Clement Jackson, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Board Chair, Circle of Promise Co-Chair. Alexine’s dedication to the fight against breast cancer is born from her personal battle with this disease. Seeing a need for further awareness in the African American community, she decided to take action and soon the Circle of Promise was brought to life. Learn more
René Syler, Author, TV personality, Breast Cancer Educator, Circle of Promise Co-Chair. After witnessing and co-surviving both her mother and her father’s battle with breast cancer, René was left with much concern over her own health which led to her decision to undergo a prophylactic mastectomy. She opted to make an impact as the Founding Co-Chair of Circle of Promise. Learn more
Lalah Hathaway, Co-Survivor, Singer, Musician. Lalah Hathaway not only makes an impact with her beautiful voice, she makes a bigger impact with her gracious heart. After playing the role of Co-Survivor to several of her friends, Lalah realized that Circle of Promise would be a great way to make a difference. Spreading the word whenever possible is always her goal. Learn more
Dr. Gwendolyn B. Lee, National President of The Links, Incorporated. Dr. Lee has over 38 years experience in secondary education. She retired in December 2007 from Thornton Township High School, District 205, where she served as the Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction and Professional Development and as the Director of Special Education and the District Coordinator for Small Learning Communities. Learn more
Richard Roundtree, Survivor, Actor. As a male survivor, Richard Roundtree uses every opportunity possible to highlight the importance of men paying attention to their breast health. Most men are unaware that they too are at risk for breast cancer. This is a fact that Richard travels the country to make known. Learn more
Ebony Steele, Survivor, Radio Personality. Ebony Steele battled breast cancer as a young woman. Being diagnosed in her early 30s made her passion to make a difference stronger than ever. Daily, her voice hits the radio airwaves and as often as possible, she includes messages that promote awareness and healthy living. Learn more
Sybil Wilkes, Co-Survivor, Radio Personality. Sybil Wilkes’ mother was near and dear to her heart. Losing her to a recurrence of breast cancer struck a chord for supporting others. Now, Sybil stays active in the breast cancer movement by doing all that she can to provide support to the children of breast cancer survivors as well as children who have lost a battle with this disease. Learn more
Join these and other ambassadors by turning your pink passion into action! You too can make a difference one touch at a time.