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Maimah Karmo

Founder & CEO
Tigerlily Foundation

Maimah Karmo is the Founder/CEO of the Tigerlily Foundation and a fifteen-year survivor of breast cancer. In February 2006, Maimah was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. She had no family history and was 32-years old. While undergoing her second round of chemotherapy, she made a promise to God that if she survived, she would create an organization to educate, empower, advocate for and support young women affected by breast cancer. After her second treatment, Tigerlily Foundation was born. Tigerlily provides breast health, educational, empowerment wellness and transformational programs to young women; and works to end disparities of age, stage and color.

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