Pippa Calland

Professional Chef

CallandPippa Calland is an acclaimed chef whose deep knowledge of her art doesn’t come as a surprise, being the result of years of work, study and dedication. Unfulfilled by academia, the Indianapolis native left her graduate studies at the University of Buffalo in 1994 to attend ICE on a James Beard Foundation scholarship. After graduation, Calland continued to pursue her passion and education by studying at the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners in Asti, Italy; and at the Beringer School for American Chefs in Napa under Madeleine Kamman. Luongo.” Pippa became the first American born executive chef to helm Le Madri in NYC  and was named one of “Thirteen chefs to look out for” by John Mariani in Esquire magazine in 2002 and received two stars by the New York Times .

In 2009, Pippa won an episode of “ Chopped “ in its inaugural season and was a participant in the  ‘Champions Round/ best of the best ‘. Pippa has been working with the Foundation For Women’s Cancer since 2010 and is indefatigable in her desire to help raise money to fund the fight against ovarian cancer.

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.