Karen Bate

Director of Marketing and Media Relations

bateMs. Bate serves as Director, Marketing and Media Relations for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. In this role, she is responsible for directing the Foundation’s social media platform and media relations. She also serves as the Marketing Director for the Foundation’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer.

She previously led the public relations program for AHC Inc., one of the largest nonprofit developers of affordable housing in the mid-Atlantic region, and for the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a 20,000-member professional association. Ms. Bate is a board member and chairs the public relations committee of the Arlington Food Assistance Center. A 2010 graduate of Leadership Arlington, she holds a B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island.

Spotlight

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.