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PWCF partners with The Cobb Institute to present LIFE in the CANCER LANE in Philly!

A note from PWCF Board Chair, Professor Tonya M. Evans

Greetings Friend:

As the Chair of the Pinkwellchick Foundation, Inc. Board, I write with great enthusiasm to announce that PWCF has partnered with the… 330 more words

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Prominent Tech VC Justin Caldbeck Leaves Firm After Sexual Assault & Harassment Allegations

Half a dozen women in the tech industry just came forward to accuse a prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist of sexual harassment and assault.

According to a bombshell report from… 669 more words

Rape Culture

How Accusing A Powerful Man of Rape Drove A College Student To Suicide

Megan Rondini’s friends and family remember her as having an ironclad sense of right and wrong. Her childhood nickname was “Rules Rondini” because she was such a principled board game player. 710 more words

Rape Culture

Book Review: Born A Crime

How do we end the cycle of violence?  Love.  Trevor Noah‘s memoir, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, is rich with humor, inspiration, wisdom and compassion.   2,164 more words

Domestic Violence

Survivor Spotlight: Alissa Anne

I was 16 years old when my world was turned upside down.

I started experiencing excruciating headaches to the point where I had my mom take me to the ER (I am someone who toughs through any pain, so I knew something was wrong when I had to go the hospital). 497 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Survivor Spotlight: Sarah Louise Carter

My story

I was diagnosed with a PE at 28 weeks pregnant. However, I had been fighting for months prior to being pregnant about symptoms I had.   188 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Read Cosby Survivor's Powerful Op-Ed About Cosby's Sexual Violence

Bill Cosby now faces trial on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004. He has been accused by 59 other women of drugging and/or sexually assaulting them. 415 more words

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