Posted on: Oct 1, 2019 09:20AM
September 20, 2019
Karuna Jaggar has been executive director of Breast Cancer Action since 2011 and has a lifelong commitment to social justice. Throughout her 15-year career in nonprofit leadership, her work has focused on women's rights and on eliminating socioeconomic inequities. Jaggar began her career working with women's microenterprises internationally and in the United States, providing self-employment and business training, funding and support for low-income women. Prior to joining Breast Cancer Action, Jaggar was executive director at the Women's Initiative for Self Employment. She has served on the Board of the California Association of Microenterprise Opportunity, where she chaired the Policy Committee. She holds a master's degree in economic geography from the University of California-Berkeley and received her bachelor's degree in philosophy from Smith College.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month upon us, Karuna joins us to talk about the Think Before You Pink project, including its history and goals.
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Running time: 28:46