March is International Women’s Month and National Women’s History Month
In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in perpetuity. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution and a special Presidential Proclamation is issued which honors the extraordinary achievements of American women. The National Women’s History Alliance, which spearheaded the movement for March being declared National Women’s History Month, has announced the women’s history theme for 2023, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories”
LCFA wants to recognize these remarkable women lung cancer researchers, who use their lungs (and minds and hearts), to raise awareness and contribute to lung cancer research.
Honoring Women in Lung Cancer Research
Meet some of LCFA’s Young Investigator grant recipients – amazing women investigators making strides in lung cancer research.
“Based on my own personal experience, the LCFA Young Investigator award was the very first grant that I was ever awarded. I’ve been able to leverage that now into several million dollars worth of funding.”
~Dr. Kellie Smith, assistant professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine
Honoring Women Who Are Using Their Lungs
Meet the women of the LCFA Speaker’s Bureau who are living with lung cancer while doing community outreach to raise awareness and educate the public about the importance of lung cancer research.