Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Vicepresidenta de Concienciación y Educación sobre Enfermedades, Jefa de Narración de Historias

A Danielle Ripley-Burgess le diagnosticaron cáncer colorrectal por primera vez a los 17 años. Forma parte de la creciente comunidad de supervivientes de inicio precoz que se enfrentan a la enfermedad mucho antes de los 50 años, y padece el síndrome de Lynch.

Danielle joined Fight CRC as an advocate in 2012 and has been part of the Fight CRC family ever since. She served as Fight CRC’s first Director of Communications for five years and today, she serves as Fight CRC’s VP of Disease Awareness & Education and the Chief Storyteller. Danielle overseas the organization’s disease awareness efforts, making sure patients are supported and educated from screening and diagnosis through survivorship and end-of-life care. She’s passionate about ensuring patient stories are heard. Alongside Fight CRC, she has helped lead award-winning campaigns and projects that have secured national media coverage, built strategic partners, and reached millions of people during March–Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

 Danielle’s personal story has been told around the world in outlets like El Today ShowBBC's World OpinaDoctor Radio de Sirius RadioEl Chicago Tribune, among others. Danielle’s a published author, blogger and columnist for Cure Magazine. She resides in the Kansas City area with her family. Follow her on social media at @DanielleisB.