Haute 100 Update Miami: Nancy Brinker

Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. Today, Nancy Brinker is making strides with Network 200 and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Nancy Brinker

Category: Philanthropists

Company: Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Industry: Philanthropy

What Makes Her Haute: From 2001-2003 Nancy Brinker was U.S Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary. She is CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure,the nonprofit that she founded in memory of her sister. Susan G. Komen for the Cure is America’s No. 1 private fund-raiser for breast cancer research. The network of survivirs and activists spread over 200 countries. And in 2009 President Obama awarded Brinker with the presidential Medal of Freedom.

What Makes Her Haute now: Nancy Brinker was just selected as the keynote speaker for the Network 2000 Women if Excellence Luncheon on last November in Baltimore. Network 200 is a charitable organization that supports women in the corporate world. Brinker is a strong champion for women on all fronts. In addition, the Advocacy Alliance was able to applaud today the announcing of expanded access to mammography and other early detection services at no cost to patients. Much of this progress is due to the great work done by Brinker and  Susan  G. Komen for the Cure.