Dina Tizzard

Program Manager

ZambonMs. Tizzard joined the Foundation for Women’s Cancer in May 2007. She is responsible for managing all of the survivors courses as well as any other Foundation meetings or events.

She has been over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Ms. Tizzard began her career as a meeting coordinator for Arthur Anderson where she coordinated meetings for Anderson employees. Since then she has worked for an event planning company and then moved into the nonprofit world of meeting/event planning.

Ms. Tizzard is a member of the Professional Conference Management Association (PCMA) and received a BA in Business from Northern Illinois University.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.