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Diagnosed at age 36, IDC (Invasive Ductal Carcinoma), Stage 1, Triple Negative, BRCA1+. Born and raised in Westchester County and a proud graduate of UMass Amherst, Carrie is also a breast cancer survivor who helps encourage and empower others who have been on a similar journey to her own. Both, through her efforts as an ambassador for the local New York City chapter of The Breasties, a non-profit dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast and reproductive cancers and as a local monthly lead for First Descents, a non-profit that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. She is also involved with FORCE, a non-profit that provides resources for individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers.
Carrie has taken her personal experience to help continue making a positive impact on the healthcare community and recently joined a digital health company, Remedy Health Media, a vast network of health and wellness brands focused on chronic conditions, mental health, cancer, and HIV/AIDS and more, as the Director of Public Relations. Previously, Carrie worked as the Director of Communications and Partnerships at Care+Wear, a healthwear start-up that develops apparel and accessories for those undergoing cancer treatment and other ailments. Prior to that, Carrie helped raise brand profiles for clients in the sports, health, fitness, lifestyle, and consumer sectors at companies including ESPN, Catalyst Public Relations, and Scholastic.
To commemorate the five-year anniversary of her breast cancer diagnosis – a significant milestone in the cancer community – Carrie took on the challenge of training for and completing the New York City marathon through First Descents, a non-profit organization that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. Carrie enjoys spending time with family and friends, running in Central Park, and supporting her New York Mets. She resides in New York City