San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2022

Tigerlily Foundation Co-Hosts a Historic Session in Partnership with the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)


Program of Activities

December 6, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT: Virtual Special Session: Big Data and Health Equity

Moderated by Maimah Karmo, President, and Founder of the Tigerlily Foundation, by Dr. Charles Perou, Professor of Genetics at the UNC School of Medicine, Thelma Brown of University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Patty Spears of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Keynote Speakers:Martin Mendoza, PhDNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD

Barbara Seggara, D.H.ScUniversity of Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto Rico

Panelists:Rhea BlakeyFDASilver Spring, MD

Michael Crawford, MBA, MHLAHoward UniversityWashington, DCAndrea DowningThe Light CollectiveSeattle, WA

Erika Hamilton, MDSarah Cannon Research InstituteNashville, TN

Martin Mendoza, PhDNational Institute of HealthBethesda, MD

Charlotte Owens, MDTakeda Pharmaceutical CompanyCambridge, MA

Barbara Seggara, D.H.ScUniversity of Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto Rico

Jasmine Souers, BScThe Missing Pink Breast Cancer AllianceJackson, FL

December 6, 2022, 5:00 PM-6:30 PM CTTransforming Health Inequities in TNBC: It’s Time For Action! 

Tigerlily Foundation, in collaboration with Susan G. Komen and Cancer Support Community, will host an informative and interactive conversation about triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) inequities during the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Our vision is for this to be a dynamic forum with audience participation that generates actionable policy solutions to remove barriers to care for Black, Hispanic and younger women who are most at risk for TNBC.

Panel Moderator:

  • Monique Gary, DO, MSc
    Breast surgical oncologist, Medical Director of the Grand View Health/Penn Cancer Network Program

Panel Participants:

  • Maimah Karmo, Founder and CEO, Tigerlily Foundation
  • Molly Guthrie, VP, Policy & Advocacy, Susan G. Komen
  • Eucharia Borden, VP of Health Equity, Cancer Support Community

Individuals do not need to be registered for SABCS to attend but pre-registering for this event by November 18, 2022, would be greatly appreciated for planning purposes.

Click below to register for the events this week!

Follow the conversation at #TLCTransform


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