Carmen Powell is a Non Profit Manager currently living in Brooks, Alberta. She is a wife and mom to little boys, living a full and busy life engaged in many community activities and organizations. With 10 years of experience working at non-profit organizations, she brings expertise in staff and volunteer management, community outreach, program development, grant writing, and event planning.
Carmen is passionate about lending her skills and experience to change the landscape of metastatic breast cancer in Canada, as her mom is currently living with the disease since its recurrence in 2013.
Over the past five years, Carmen has been actively involved in advocacy and fundraising for metastatic breast cancer as project manager for the Pink Ribbon Project, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness and funds for MBC, as well as participating in advocacy efforts around drug access in Alberta and an advisory role on the Priority Setting Partnership for Metastatic Breast Cancer headed up by Dr. Nancy Nixon at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary.
Carmen is an engaged and active ally who looks forward to working with the Rethink team and advisory board members to support and advocate for all those living with metastatic breast cancer.