Jackson established the Foundation after
being diagnosed with early stage breast
at the age 40.
If she had received her diagnosis ten
years earlier her only option would’ve
been a mastectomy. Because of
advancements in cancer research she did not need
invasive surgery and is healthy today,
which she also attributes to early
detection and her faith.
was a life-changing event for Ms.
Jackson. She is now dedicated to bringing
progress and innovation to the field of
cancer research. Her
recovery was assisted by her support
group and she wants to give back to the
many support groups that provide hope to
patients and families as well as provide
scholarships to children who have lost a
parent to breast cancer.
Ms. Jackson is a
spokesperson for the American Cancer
Society and participated in the
2002 Relay for Life Celebration on the
Hill as an Advocacy Ambassador,
spending a week in Washington, D.C.
lobbying for cancer research funding.
She served as team leader
for the American Cancer
Society’s sixth annual Making Strides
Against Breast Cancer walk and was a
2002 Susan G. Komen Breast
Cancer Foundation’s Ultimate Drive
Ms. Jackson was
named an Outstanding Woman of
Achievement by the Century City Chamber
of Commerce in 2002 and
currently serves as Chair of the
Chamber’s Women’s Business Council. As
Director of Business Development for the
law firm of Cheong, Denove, Rowell &
Bennett, Jackson is a
three-time winner of the
President’s Award from the Consumer
Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
experience is a bead on the
necklace of life.
these experiences become polished
are revealed and the beads of
experience turn to pearls of wisdom
of course, can be worn on any
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