Best in Show: Community Nominees

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I am a long time sufferer of Lupus. I am advocating awareness through gaming by spreading information…

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Nikki Reeves

ICCE, ICBD, PMH-C childbirth educator, birth doula, maternal mental health survivor and expert

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When I was born, my mom was handed a small bundle of soft skin and toothless smiles. She was told I was…

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Margarete Cassalina

Margarete Cassalina is widely known as a motivational speaker, award-winning author, and national advocate…

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Jillian Rippolone, @t1dchick

Hello! I'm Jillian and I have Type 1 Diabetes. I was diagnosed in 1997, one year after my brother…

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Kelly Thomas - talkischeapxo

At 33 years old I was diagnosed with stage 3C triple negative breast cancer. I refused to let my aggressive…

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We reduce the anxiety, loneliness and mental health struggles we face as women living with chronic illness…

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Krissy (Fibro Warriors)

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia while in High School. While having a diagnosis brought some consolation,…

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PND and Me

PND and Me is a maternal mental health peer support network that I founded in 2014, after experiencing…

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Kat Harrison

Kat began her career interning for magazines like Glamour, Good Housekeeping and Time Out New York Kids.…

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Medical student recently diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiform, otherwise known as grade 4 brain cancer.…

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Lena Morsch -Zipper Sisters:Women with CHD

CHD advocate/patient. Founder of Zipper Sisters: Women with CHD. `I was born as a "blue baby" with…

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