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Breast Cancer Awareness Month only comes around once each year, but the fight for a cure is year round, thanks to companies like Estee Lauder.
For as long as I can remember the Estee Lauder Family has been almost synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness. Evelyn H. Lauder was a tireless crusader for this cause dating all the way back to 1992 when she created the iconic Pink Ribbon that is used around the world to stand for this life-saving cause. Her goal was to see the pink ribbon worn everywhere in the hope that it would keep the conversation about finding a cure for breast cancer top of mind.
In fact, I had the honor of being the first Editor for the Cancerandcareers.org initiative
For members of the beauty industry, nothing says holiday good tidings like the CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Foundation Beauty of Giving Luncheon. The annual event brings members of the industry together to celebrate the season, but even better, to raise money for Cancer and Careers, the leading support organization for women and men undergoing cancer treatment, while continuing to work and maintain their careers. Founded by CEW in 2001, Cancer and Careers is “considered the leader in the field,” said Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW.
“The second question that patients ask after being diagnosed with cancer is ‘how am I going to continue to work,’” Jacobson said during her
Put your money where your heart is tonight and support working women and men coping with cancer by making a beauty purchase on QVC. From 9 pm to 11pm ET, net proceeds from donated beauty products will benefit Cancer and Careers, a Cosmetic Executive Women Foundation program that helps people maintain their jobs and careers while undergoing cancer treatment.
CEW president Carlotta Jacobson will appear on air for the debut of Cosmetic Executive Women Present Beauty with Benefits, a multimedia event in support of Cancer and Careers. Fourteen brands have donated products for on-air sale, including favorites like Clinique, Tarte, and Clarisonic.
The good news is that QVC has guaranteed a
The holidays always make us feel a wee bit more generous than the rest of the year. It is a time to open your hearts (and your wallets) and to support something bigger than yourself that means something to you. Think CAC.
Please join Beautyinthebag.com and give whatever you can to support Cancer and Careers. Wendy Lewis, our Founder and Editor in Chief, was the first Editor to serve on the Cancer and Careers site and it is a cause she feels very passionate about.
For the past decade, the mission of Cancer and Careers has been to empower and educate people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. Cancer and Career