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Maimah Karmo is the Founder and CEO of the Tigerlily Foundation and survivor of breast cancer. On February 28, 2006, at 4:45 p.m., Maimah was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. She had no family history of breast cancer; and was 32-years old. While undergoing chemotherapy, she made a promise to God that if she survived, she would create an organization to educate, empower, advocate for and support young women affected by breast cancer. After her second treatment, the Tigerlily Foundation was born. Beginning in chemotherapy, Maimah grew the Tigerlily Foundation from a concept to a national organization, with hundreds of volunteers nationwide, providing breast health, wellness and transformational programs to young women in more than 43 states.