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The Komen, Planned Parenthood Fallout Officially Got Ugly: Report

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a 22 percent drop in contributions in the year following the controversy over its decision, quickly re...

Women in Business: Q&A with Janis Kupferer, Founder of SocialJane.com

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Janis Kupferer is the Founder of SocialJane.com, a women's only friendship website. SocialJane.com enables its 30,000+ users the chance to find compat...

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...

What to Do at the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

The crisis at Komen is about authenticity. Does the organization have the people they serve clearly in their line of sight, or has it lost sight of them amid its troubles and pressures?

Donors Outraged Over Komen CEO's High Salary Amid Charity Walk Cancelations

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact

Breast cancer advocates are up in arms because the CEO of the Susan G. Komen Foundation is still taking home a hefty salary even after the nonprofit r...

Komen Cancels 7 U.S. Charity Walks

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

(Adds details about the organization) By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, June 4 (Reuters) - Breast cancer charity Susan G. Kom...

Komen Founder's Salary Jumped 64 Percent: Report

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact

Nancy Brinker reportedly made bank last year despite a very public outcry and media frenzy surrounding her funding decisions. The embattled former ...

A Family Affair: Komen Founder's Personal Reason For Supporting Gay Rights

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices

On the heels of a media frenzy, Nancy Brinker has now added gay rights to her activism repertoire, reports The Washington Post. The founder of pop...

What Greater Gift Than Recognition?

Nancy Davis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

I believe we can herald 2012 as one of the greatest exposures for stage IV breast cancer of this century. I wasn't suffocated by the "pink haze" this ...

Life After Lance: How Livestrong Can Survive

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Livestrong can survive the loss of Lance. It just needs to strike while the iron is hot and spread its identity well beyond one man.

Take the Pledge: No Pink for Brinker in October

Joe Waters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Joe Waters

But the fact that Komen founder Nancy Brinker sits atop this pyramid is a disgrace, and we need to ratchet up our calls for her to quit Komen for good.

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?

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 ...

Komen Trying To Fill Exec Slots After Scandal

online.wsj.com | 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.

Laura Bassett

More Top Komen Executives Resign Amid Reports Of Internal Troubles

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Two top executives at Susan G. Komen for the Cure have announced their resignation, amid reports that the breast cancer charity is struggling to raise...

Laura Bassett

Komen To Donors: Should We Apologize?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

For Komen To Survive, Brinker Family Must Give Up Control

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Handel was only a symptom. The real problem at Komen is the board and CEO that hired her in the first place.

Komen's Controversy Should Be Blamed On Its President

Paul Clolery | Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact
Paul Clolery

Komen's controversy regarding the decision to pull money from Planned Parenthood was ill-advised, mistimed and strategically inept. The blame must be put at her doorstep as founder and chief executive officer.

Ex-Komen Board Member: Planned Parenthood Reversal Is Not Enough -- Brinker and Board Must Go

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Eve Ellis, the former board member of Komen NYC who last week urged progressives to stay "far away" from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is not ready to put the Planned Parenthood fiasco behind her.

The Real Komen Lesson: Charities Can Be 'Too Big to Fail,' Too

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The real question is: Do we really want our charities to be marketing arms for the country's largest corporations?

Amanda Terkel

Susan G. Komen Head's Strong Defense Of Planned Parenthood In Memoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For years, some conservatives have criticized Susan G. Komen for the Cure for giving grant money to Planned Parenthood for America, beca...

Lawmakers React To Komen Reversal

Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

After facing enormous backlash to its controversial plan to stop funding Planned Parenthood breast cancer screenings, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has ...

What Would 'Suzy' G. Komen Think?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women
Lisa Belkin

It is time to remember the founder's vow to the woman after whom Susan G. Komen For The Cure is named -- and to get back to curing cancer.