Please contact me at LesleyKailani@gmail.com if you are inquiring about my research experience and my Biosketch.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer Leadership Award – 2018
A yearly national award given out in Philadelphia in the Fall, for those who have shown and executed a successful advocacy role to benefit the breast cancer community.
Make Moves Climb for a Cure – 2015- Present
Co – Founder – An annual outdoor fundraising event that exists to bring awareness to the disease, raises funds for research, and bring support to those living with the disease. To date we have raised over $100,000 for the metastatic community and it’s supporting organizations. For more information: http://www.climbforacure.net
Dandelion Wishes, INC – 2009 – 2016
Founder and executive director of a 501 (c)3 whose mission was devoted to effecting hope, healing and restoration through advocacy, art and action. Therapeutic art served women in prison, rehab centers and in rural areas of Nicaragua. The non profit also served the disabled orphans in Ensenada, Mexico and sex trafficked juveniles in safe houses and the detention centers. Watch a marketing video filmed in 2011: https://youtu.be/MjRbZOWydUY
NCCS Elevate Ambassador – 2020
Member – Patient Centered Dosing Initiative – 2020
Research advocate- Knight Cancer Institute – 2020
Member – Clinical Trials Access Ad Hoc Group/MBCA – 2020
National Breast Cancer Coalition – 2020
Individual member – Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance- 2019 to present
Patient Advocate – California Breast Cancer Research Project 2016 to present
Hear My Voice Advocate- Living Beyond Breast Cancer 2015-present
METAvivor Sea to Sea Campaign/Planning committee 2015
Novartis Pharmaceutical 2017
Campaign Real Women, Real Stories, to help launch Kisqali,.
Amgen Pharmaceutical 2016
Campaign about Bone Health and those effected by metastatic disease to the bones.
Odonate Therapeutics – Clinical Trials and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient – December 2019
Novartis Clinical Insights Advanced Breast Cancer Preceptorship Workshop – Life as a Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient. May 2019
2015 Hear My Voice Advocate Program/Living Beyond Breast Cancer
2017 LBBC Helpline Volunteer Training
2018 Hear My Voice Advocate Mentor Program/ Living Beyond Breast Cancer
2017-Present Susan G. Komen/Advocate in Science ( Ongoing training)
2018-Present Research Advocacy Institute
2018-Present Triage Cancer Advocacy Team
2020 Project LEAD – NBBC Workshop
2020 MBCA Patient/Advocate Advisory Group PAAG Training
Health Central – Climb Your Mountain
Novartis – Kisqali – Real Stories from Real Women
Living Beyond Breast Cancer Blogs:
It’s About Time MBC :
Co-Founder of the annual Make Moves and Climb for a Cure event. Save the date for the 4th annual Climb for a Cure. October 28, 2018.