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Laura Bassett

Republicans Pull Bill Over Susan G. Komen Funding | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

Republican leaders pulled a commemorative coin bill from the House floor on Tuesday because it would funnel money to Susan G. Komen, a breast cancer c...

The Perils of Politicizing Breast Cancer

Terry O'Neill | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Terry O'Neill

The real question is, why should women's access to health services be dependent on whatever ideologies currently prevail among legislators?

New Komen CEO Will Take Smaller Salary Than Brinker Did

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact

Dr. Judith Salerno, Susan G. Komen for the Cure's new CEO and President, said she anticipates a promising future for the charity. She told The Dall...

Former Susan G. Komen Executive Reportedly Considering Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive who drove the charity's attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, is considering running fo...

Brandstrong: Why Smart Marketers Aren't Afraid to Wear Yellow

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

No one wants to form a partnership with a celebrity who ends up in a line up or caught up in a host of other brand damning by association situations. So why is Lance Armstrong and Livestrong still a smart move for a plethora of potential partners?

Laura Bassett

Karen Handel: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Threatened Susan G. Komen Founder In 'Extremely Ugly' Call | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

In her new tell-all book, "Planned Bullyhood," former Susan G. Komen executive Karen Handel paints Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) as one of th...

Participation Down For Komen's Race For The Cure | Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact

The world's largest charity for breast cancer, Susan G. Komen, is still reeling from the fierce backlash over its national office's decision earlier t...

Group Seeks To Unseat Brinker From Komen Board

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact

Nancy Brinker may have stepped down from her position as Komen CEO, but former supporters want to ensure she won't be doing any backseat driving. A...

Susan G. Komen Announces Leadership Changes

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

(Adds comment from Family Research Council, more details on Komen leadership) By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 8 ...

John Celock

GOP Taps Anti-Abortion Figure To Head Women's Group | John Celock | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican campaign group has tapped the architect of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's policy to cut cancer screening funding to Planne...

Komen Trying To Fill Exec Slots After Scandal | Posted 07.06.2012 | Impact

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is seeking to beef up its top ranks after a political firestorm that contributed to a decline in fundraising for many of t...

ReThink Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.06.2012 | Women
Jonathan Kim

This film urges us to look hard at what charities like Komen are really saying about breast cancer, those who have it and the companies trying to "pinkwash" themselves, insulating themselves from criticism.

Komen Sees Big Fundraising Drop In City Where Backlash Is Strong

Posted 06.05.2012 | Impact

By Zach Halper, The NonProfit Times The Seattle affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure fell $700,000 short of its fundraising goal during Sunday...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ravida Din on 'Pink Ribbons, Inc.'

Dan Persons | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the new documentary, Pink Ribbons, Inc, producer Ravida Din and director Léa Pool look at how the activism surrounding a pressing women's issue was co-opted by corporations and diverted into high-profile, soft-focused fund raising activities.

Dear Nancy: A Letter to the Sister of Susan G. Komen

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

If the recent past is any indication of Susan G. Komen's future, you must decide if your personal investment and that of your board members and executive team is more important than the success of the foundation.

Why Komen Controversy Pushed Cancer Charities To Step It Up

Posted 03.23.2012 | Impact

By Patrick Sullivan, The NonProfit Times In what could be considered an incredible coincidence, during the first three weeks of February the Avon F...

Laura Bassett

Komen To Donors: Should We Apologize? | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

After Susan G. Komen for the Cure's controversial decision several weeks ago to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, and the subsequent reversal of that...

The Dangers of Being Female

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Marianne Mollmann

This month was big on bad news for women.

A Better Form of Capitalism: Consumer Behavior Matters

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Three recent examples of corporations or organizations behaving badly, and the immediate, negative backlash among their respective consumers and supporters, demonstrate the power possessed by "We the People" when we are socially conscious and take immediate action.

Confused About Breast Cancer? I'm Not

Fran Visco | Posted 04.15.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

Are we talking about the breast cancer issues that really matter?

God Didn't Keep the Apple from Adam: Catholic Bishops Need to Stop Playing Politics With Choice

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Sarah O'Leary

Catholic institutions have been mandated by states to provide the access to contraception for years, without any backlash. So why are things different now?

Why Is Women's Health Fair Game for Political Football?

K. Sujata | Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago
K. Sujata

As a funder and peer to Komen, I think their policy used a hacksaw when it should have used a scalpel. And as a result, they put their funding decisions in the hands of special interests instead of health-care specialists.

Komen Vs. Planned Parenthood Fallout May Make Cancer Group Work Harder | Posted 02.12.2012 | Impact

The controversy surrounding the decision by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to withdraw grants to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the re...

WATCH: Planned Parenthood Hones In On Black Women In Wake Of Komen Shake Up

Posted 02.09.2012 | Black Voices

As the dust settles on last week's Susan G. Komen funding shakeup, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is directing their focus onto the n...

Amanda Terkel

Komen's Corporate Partners Respond, Cautiously | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure has gone through the biggest public relations crisis of its 30-year history during the past week. The breast...