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allie brumel

Chief Operating Officer | Co-Founder

Allie Brumel (she/her), chief operating officer and co-founder of the Breasties, is a triple negative breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed at 28 years old. During her treatment, she knew that she wanted to channel her energy into helping others affected by cancer. Connecting with others going through similar situations is what helped her push through the toughest times. At the Breasties, Allie wears many hats. From sponsorship to planning large-scale events, Allie helps to execute the organization’s vision by overseeing operations and programs. In her free time, you can find Allie with her chocolate lab Booker by the beach, cooking up healthy-ish treats, or dancing her heart out.

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trish michelle

Chief Community Officer

Trish Michelle (she/her) is a cancer thriver, healthcare professional and was 37 when she was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma. Trish served as an ambassador for the New York chapter of the Breasties and is an advocate for breast cancer awareness and representation. She is actively fighting systems to create an inclusive and progressive movement toward equity. Trish is a creator and host of @hiphop_happyhour — a safe space online for anyone impacted by cancer or chronic illness to come together. She is a founder of Reclaim October, a community led movement that focuses on taking back the narrative around Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As chief community officer, Trish is dedicated to bringing together as many members of the community as possible. 

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bri majsiak

Chief Content Officer | Co-Founder

Bri Majsiak (she/her) is a co-founder of the Breasties and has a background in health journalism. She lost her mom to stage 4 breast cancer at the age of 5 and grew up constantly worrying about her increased breast cancer risk. Although she tested negative for BRCA and positive for a lesser-known gene, she decided it was best to be proactive and had a prophylactic mastectomy in June 2020. Bri received her Bachelor’s Degree from Brandeis University and her Master’s Degree from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. In 2019, she was a National Cancer Institute Reporting Fellow. Bri oversees all content on The Peak and is passionate about creating resources for BIPOC community members.

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paige more

Chief Visionary Officer | Co-Founder

Paige More (she/her) is a co-founder of the Breasties, a 4x Emmy award winning TV producer, an activist for women’s health and describes herself as everybody’s new breast friend. In 2017, Paige opted to have a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation. After feeling alone during her entire decision making process, Paige decided to start sharing her story on Instagram. After building a community online, she decided to start putting together free events for those who have been affected by cancer and the Breasties was born. As chief visionary officer, Paige heads the WAHTMM weekly and creates impactful ways for the community to connect. 

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rachel furtney

Lead of Virtual Operations

Rachel Furtney (she/her), Lead of Virtual Operations, is a 29-year-old New Jersey native now residing in the Sunshine State. After losing her mother to breast cancer days after turning 17, Rachel lived with the anxiety and fear of her BRCA1 diagnosis she received at 16. After finding the Breasties and the support she yearned for, Rachel made the decision to have a preventative double mastectomy at 26. Since then, Rachel has worked to both support and give back to her fellow Breasties by assisting virtual programming behind the scenes. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys baking and training her Golden Retriever Bucky to become a certified therapy dog to give back to the Breasties community with continued support.

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kellie goss

Director of Diversity Equity + Inclusion

Kellie Goss (she/her) is an Army veteran turned genetic testing advocate currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also a BRCA1 previvor and the daughter of a two-time breast cancer survivor. In 2018, after discovering that she carried the BRCA gene mutation, Kellie opted to have a prophylactic mastectomy and hysterectomy to mitigate the risk of cancer. Kellie earned her doctoral degree from Grand Canyon University in organizational leadership. She shares her BRCA1 journey in the hopes that women of color will see themselves represented when making informed decisions about breast and ovarian health, early detection, and genetic counseling.

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kelsey litwin

Editor of The Peak

Kelsey Litwin (she/her) is a freelance journalist, editor, and communications specialist based in Montreal, Canada. Kelsey discovered that she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation at 22 years old and was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer two years later. She is passionate about making health sciences accessible, knowing that information is the most powerful tool you can have and that no one can advocate for you better than you can! Kelsey writes and edits for The Peak, working to create content that resonates with, comforts and supports all members of the Breasties community. Kelsey tries to live as sustainably as she can and if she’s not knitting or baking, she’s probably hanging out by the river.

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bianca muñiz

Director of Social Media

Bianca Muñiz (she/her) is a singer/songwriter and three-time cancer survivor and advocate. She was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 11, breast cancer at 22 along with a genetic mutation called TP53, and then lung cancer at 26. Her goal is to inspire and heal people through her music and journey — to show people that cancer doesn’t have to stop you from living. Bianca has been working behind the scenes for other people's Instagrams and is thrilled to be on the Breasties’ social media team. She enjoys helping bring other people's visions to life and especially loves interacting with the Breasties community and helping them feel heard.