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Podcast interview with Ricki Fairley - Ricki is an award-winning seasoned marketing veteran who has transformed her strategic acumen into breast cancer advocacy. Be sure to like and subscribe mPress Conversations with Maggie and leave us a review on this episode.

Podcast interview with Ricki Fairley – Ricki is an award-winning seasoned marketing veteran who has transformed her strategic acumen into
breast cancer advocacy.
Be sure to like and subscribe to mPress Conversations with Maggie and leave us a review on this episode.

Eradicating Black Breast Cancer: Ricki Fairley

Firstly, as a Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor/Thriver, Ricki’s personal purpose, passion, mission, ministry, and blessing is to bring focus, attention, research, science, and action to eradicating Black Breast Cancer. In addition to supporting and coaching what she calls her “Breasties” through their breast cancer experience.

Next, we will discuss Ricki’s diagnosis and her journey to medical trials that saved her life. As well as dive into Ricki’s passions and what keeps her going. Additionally, the importance of seeking the BEST medical care for yourself and how more black women should participate in clinical trials.

To start, Ricki is an award-winning seasoned marketing veteran who has transformed her strategic acumen into breast cancer advocacy. In addition to co-founding and serving as CEO of TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance. She also addresses Black Breast Cancer as a unique and special disease state, with the overall goal of reducing the mortality rate for Black women. 

Inspiring Change:  

At this time Ricki founded and serves as co-host for “The Doctor Is In,” a weekly live breast cancer advocacy web series on the BlackDoctor.org Facebook page that reaches over 3 million viewers. Additionally, she is a founding member of #BlackDataMatters, in partnership with Ciitizen, The Center for Health Care Innovation, and Morehouse School of Medicine to encourage and elevate the importance of Black Women participating in clinical trial research. For instance, in January 2022, she started the When We Tri(al) Movement to change the game for Black women participating in clinical trials to improve outcomes for Black women with breast cancer.

Similarly, Ricki serves on the Board of Trustees for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation where she chairs the marketing committee. As a result, she is a board member of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and serves on the National Minority Quality Forum Scientific Advisory Board. As well as being featured in FiercePharma, Healthline, Oprah Daily, Shondaland, Platform Q Health, and Salud and Ebony Magazine too. Lastly, she is one of 50 of the 800 applicants to receive the Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Impact Grant funding Black women-led and Black women-serving nonprofits.

In summary, Ricki is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. 

Ricki’s Purpose and Reason Why: 

In fact, Ricki has two daughters, Amanda Brown Lierman and Hayley Brown. Additionally, she has 3 granddaughters, Belle, Leia, and Hart. You can see why she is so driven! All of these ladies remind her of her passion and purpose every day. 

In Conclusion, here are some Articles and News Stories Featuring Ricki:


Goldman Sachs
Oprah Daily
Shondaland
PlatformQ Health
FiercePharma
Ebony
Healthline
Salud Salud
Our MBC Life
Black Enterprise
Black News Channel
Washington Informer
Self Magazine
Breastcancer.org
Dartmouth Inspire
Black Health Matters
Patient Power
Annapolis Times/Baltimore Times
Essence
Conquer 1
Conquer 2
Ciitizen
Cyrus Webb Show
Our MBC Life 1
Talk With Audrey
Susan G. Komen
Dartmouth Alumni Magazine

Rick’s website https://touchbbca.org/ 

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