International Women’s Day with Glayds Udewitz

To celebrate International Women's Day, we interviewed SHARE volunteer Gladys Udewitz on life in Brazil, her cancer diagnosis, and the importance of representation.

1. Where were you born?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2. What is one thing you miss about where you were born/where you grew up?
Sunny, warm weather and Copacabana Beach!

3. What does International Women’s Day mean to you?
Strength and the need to achieve equality.

Outreach Ambassador Open House 2019

Please join us for an open house to learn about SHARE’s Ambassador Program and the opportunity to become an Ambassador! SHARE Ambassadors are breast and ovarian cancer survivors or caregivers trained to educate underserved Latino, African-American and Caribbean communities about these diseases.

Announcing SHARE’s New Board President: Angelica Cantlon

SHARE is excited to announce we are welcoming a new Board President as of June 2019!

Angelica Cantlon has served on the SHARE Board for two years, including one as Vice President. She brings significant expertise from a long career in global strategy and human capital, as well as a personal connection to SHARE’s mission: Angelica is herself a two-time breast cancer survivor.

National Minority Health Month: Harlem Health & Wellness Summit

On April 27, SHARE celebrated National Minority Health Month with our first ever Health & Wellness Summit in Harlem, NY. Speakers, panelists, exhibitors, and attendees gathered at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY for cooking demos, mindful meditation, movement routines, and talks on heart health, radiology, and breast, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Dorothea

“Being a Helpline Volunteer, for me, is a way to be part of something meaningful. In many ways it is a good fit with my former work as a social worker.  It is particularly gratifying if and when a caller finds our conversation helpful.”

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Join SHARE in spreading what real survivors wish people knew about ovarian cancer during 2018's Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month!

The American Cancer Society estimates one in 78 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime.