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Susan G. Komen Founder Steps Out of Spotlight

Ambassador Nancy Brinker

By Eric T. Rosenthal (original source Medpage Today)

“The advocacy group that put the “pink” in breast cancer is facing another shift in leadership: Susan G. Komen founder Nancy G. Brinker is stepping down as Chief of Global Strategy, but will retain her seat on its board of directors.

This latest shift in leadership at the organization follows a shake-up in 2012 when Brinker stepped down as CEO after the foundation said it was eliminating grant support for Planned Parenthood, a decision that prompted headlines and boycotts that eventually led to a restoration of the Planned Parenthood grants, but not before the Komen organization suffered big losses.”

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