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

Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.