Brinker’s own reputation was on the line as her $417,000 salary and the top executive’s first-class air travel became part of the debate about whether the organization had strayed from its mission.
Way to live the high-life on the backs and deaths of so many women (and men) to this disease. Komen started out sincerely but somewhere along the way, lost its mission. It transformed this disease into a marketing juggernaut and somehow made it okay to talk about breast cancer as if it's this cutesy-sexy disease, which is not okay. Komen has been more interested in profits and more awareness, than dedicating itself truly to finding a cure.
Fuck you, Nancy. You're a disgrace, and you should be ashamed of yourself.
a second-generation breast cancer patient