Meet the Nominees

Jennifer Caraway

I am the Founder and Executive Director of The Joy Bus, a nonprofit organization serving homebound cancer…

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Marla Murasko

I am an extremely passionate Down Syndrome Parent Influencer spreading awareness for Down Syndrome &…

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International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis

WE ARE AN INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR AUTOIMMUNE & AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASES WITH ARTHRITIS AS A MAJOR…

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Kayla Cares 4 Kids

This mother/daughter duo work tirelessly to help sick kids feel better by providing education & entertainment…

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Buddy Project

Buddy Project is a non-profit movement aiming to prevent suicide and raise awareness for mental health.…

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TheTubeFedWife

Chanel White, aka The Tube Fed Wife, is a mid twenties blogger using social media to educate others.…

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Kristal

As an advocate chronicling my experiences with the chronic pain/symptoms of Fibromyalgia, I work tirelessly…

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Jennifer Maizel | Diabetes 101

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes ten years ago and have made it my mission to raise awareness and…

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Katie

Katie works as a kindergarten teacher and as the president and co-founder of Life as a Zebra Foundation…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for 150 Chronic Pain Diseases | President, International Pain Foundation | Best…

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Efstathia Koliopoulos

I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at 18 years old. Now at age 30, I have made it my…

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@BabbleOnBrooke

Following a spinal injury 6 years ago, I, a professional speaker, slowly lost the ability to speak &…

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@alvindakis

Alvin Dakis is one of national health leaders who is notably vocal about gender equality and equity and…

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Chien-Chi Huang

Chien-Chi Huang is the founder of Asian Breast Cancer Project and is presently the Executive Director…

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Josh Robbins HIV [imstilljosh]

HIV was a topic I wore a red ribbon -- a cause, until I learned on 1.24.12 that the first person I would…

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Nichole Klute Rushton

I want to bring adrenal diseases and patient's struggles to the forefront of medical awareness to improve…

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Tami Stackelhouse

As Founder of the International Fibromyalgia Coaching Institute, Tami Stackelhouse dreams of a day when…

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Amanda Marie

I understand firsthand the challenges that life with Dysautonomia, Connective Tissue Disorders, Chiari…

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DementiaRAW

Hi! We are Cathy & Tami, AKA the Dementia RAW girls. We are shining a light on unique ways to communicate…

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Skye Miu Steppe

At 12 years old I was diagnosed with Fibrous Dysplasia in the entire right side of my face and skull,…

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Rachel (Epilepsypositivity)

After struggling with my epilepsy for years I decided that more awareness and support was needed. In…

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Tami Rich (@bostonheartmom)

When my son Jameson was diagnosed at birth with complex congenital heart disease, I used my background…

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Natalie Hayden

Natalie (Sparacio) Hayden, 34, is a former TV news anchor with Crohn's living in St. Louis. Her mission…

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Frank Rivera

I am a patient advocate as well as a patient for Sarcoidosis. I was diagnosed in 2011, but was misdiagnosed…

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Stickit2stage4

Diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer at 43 in 2013, I quickly realized there was little funding…

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