Campus Ambassador Program

Since 2011, we have educated over 12,000 students on West coast college campuses, spanning Washington to Southern California to Arizona. We’re an ambitious and powerful group of young women passionate about women’s health. Help us achieve our goal of empowering collegiate women, from all walks of life, and encourage pride and respect for our bodies!

Become a Campus Ambassador

If you are passionate about your health and are driven to give your fellow students, from all walks of life, a fun way to learn what they can do to feel more in control and less in fear about cancer. Gain invaluable career experience in:

  • Coordinating and planning philanthropic events
  • Community outreach and education
  • Public speaking
  • Marketing
  • Public Health
  • Opportunity to network with fellow ambassadors from other campuses

You will instrumental in the program development of a fast paced, rapidly expanding organization. This unpaid internship with CanCan requires a one year commitment. Click here to meet our current ambassadors.

For 2017, we are currently starting new chapters and looking for ambitious ambassadors at:
Arizona State University
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Southern California
University of Utah 
To apply, Please contact Kayla Driscoll at kayla.driscoll@swedish.org

Click here to learn more about our program.

2017 Campus Ambassadors

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Ester Ruiz

UC Berkeley

Ester is a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley pursuing an undergraduate degree in Public Health Pre-med and double minoring in Global Poverty and Practice and Public Policy. As a freshman, Ester became a Health Worker for her residence hall where she prepared weekly Health Tips about pertinent college health issues, offered individual advising, resources, and referrals as a knowledgeable, and non- judgmental peer. This inspired Ester to stay involved in educating, and stimulating awareness and action within her community – which led her to join the CanCan Team! As an ambassador for her university, Ester is excited to work with a program that empowers women from diverse backgrounds and teaches them tools to maintain good health, all while doing so compassionately, and vivaciously. Go Bears!

Madison Miller

University of Oregon

Madison is a second year journalism major and sociology minor at University of Oregon. She looks forward to working with all different kinds of clubs and organizations on campus to help spread awareness of breast cancer and help educate students on early detection. She loves being active outdoors and her guilty pleasures are binge watching Greys Anatomy and mac n cheese.

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Kaileigh Flanagan

University of Oregon

Kaileigh is a sophomore at the University of Oregon, where she plans to major in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in German. In her free time she enjoys riding horses, spending time with friends, and playing with her black lab, Annie. Her grandmother is a stage four uterine cancer survivor and she looks forward to the opportunity to spread awareness to such an important cause.

Sangari Nadarajan

Oregon State University

Sangari is originally from Singapore and is a current junior at Oregon State University, studying Sociology with minors in Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies and Leadership. She was first introduced to CanCan at her campus career fair and immediately fell in love with CanCan’s mission statement. Her close relatives were affected by breast cancer and she has witnessed first-hand the benefit of health awareness and education. She firmly believes that education is the biggest tool of empowerment. She is so excited to be a part of the CanCan team and can’t wait to be involved in engaging women to take a more active role about their own health! Aside from studying in Oregon,  Sangari loves to explore. She lives for traveling both locally and internationally!

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Madison Blackburn

UCLA

Madison is a third year at UCLA majoring in Economics and Communications. She first learned about CanCan through a Check Your Boobies party in high school, but became really passionate about the cause when her Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer right before she left for college. Madison cannot wait to educate women on the importance of early detection, prevention, and “knowing your normal.” The only thing she loves more than being a CanCan Ambassador is ice cream!

Campus Ambassadors

Alex Pear

University of Oregon

Alexandra Pear is a sophomore year at the University of Oregon and double majoring in Political Science and PPPM (Planning, Public Policy, and Management). Alex grew up in Orange County, California but is now loving life and school in Eugene, Oregon. Alex hopes to utilize her undergraduate studies in the non profit organization sector which is one of the many reasons she is so excited to be a part of the CanCan Crew at UO! Alex believes awareness needs to be spread to young adults everywhere and she is so incredibly thrilled to take part in that mission and spread awareness to her fellow ducks!

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Hana Murphy

UCLA

Hana is sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles studying Human Biology and Society and minoring in Geography/Environmental Studies. She hopes to work in the women’s health field in the future. Coming from a family with an extensive history of breast cancer, the disease has always been a mystifying presence in her life. For this reason, she was immediately drawn to Check Your Boobies’ integrative approach to breast cancer awareness that emphasizes female education and empowerment. Hana is so excited to be a part of the Check Your Boobies team and is looking forward to spreading knowledge and awareness on campus!

Lauren Grabowski

UCLA

Lauren is currently a junior at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she is studying Human Biology and Society with a minor in Public Health.  She is passionate about preventing diseases through interactive health education, promoting healthy lifestyles and having a little fun along the way! Lauren wanted to be involved in Check Your Boobiesbecause she wanted to be part of an organization that embodied passion, enthusiasm and most importantly, hope. Lauren is a firm believer that awareness is key to early detection for breast cancer. With that said, she is excited for the word ‘boobies’ to be in her everyday vocabulary.

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Carly Wolf

University of Washington

Carly is currently a sophomore at the University of Washington where she is studying Public Health and Nutrition. She first encountered Check Your Boobies through a party hosted by her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Carly is passionate about awareness and advocacy related to women’s health and was inspired by CYB’s mission to help women become actively engaged with monitoring their breast health. As a Student Ambassador with CYB, Carly is excited to help educate women at the University of Washington about the importance of early detection, prevention, and self-advocacy.

Olivia Counihan

University of Washington

Olivia is currently studying Nursing as an undergraduate at the University of Washington. She hopes one day to work as an obstetrics nurse. Olivia heard about Check Your Boobies after her parents attended the annual auction and informed her of its mission. She was immediately intrigued. She has a passion for education and learning. Olivia is excited to help take part with CYB’S ambassador program! When not studying, Olivia enjoys working out, hanging with friends and watching Netflix.

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Meg Meagher

University of Oregon

Meg is one of the Check Your Boobies Campus Ambassadors for CanCan at the University of Oregon. She is in her second year at the University of Oregon with a major in Advertising. After attending a CanCan party at her sorority this previous spring, she instantly wanted to become involved in the organization. Meg understands the importance of cancer awareness after having several family and friends battle the disease and seeing the difference that early detection makes in a persons life.

Natalia Baker

UC Berkeley

Natalia is a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, studying public health and policy  and perusing a minor in Spanish language. She first heard about CanCan at a  Check Your Boobies at a party hosted by her sorority, Alpha Phi, last spring . Natalia is from Phoenix, Arizona and has grown up enjoying the outdoors: hiking, running, and leading a healthy and active lifestyle. She is a firm believer that it is important to take initiative of your own health and what better way to do so that than having a little fun with it! Natalia is very excited to be collaborating with the CanCan team this year and cannot wait to help educate other women at Cal about how to take charge of their own health! Go Bears

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Liza Leykina

UC Berkeley

Liza is a junior at the University of California, Berkeley, studying Public Health. When she first encountered CanCan at a Check Your Boobies party, she was immediately intrigued by its relaxed, yet informative, approach to breast cancer. She firmly believes that health care can be fun and doesn’t have to be frightening! Liza is excited to be working with the CanCan team to spread self-awareness and empower women from diverse backgrounds to take charge of their own health.

Katelyn Willadsen

Washington State University

Katelyn is currently a sophomore at Washington State University (Go Cougs!) that is studying Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and is planning on pursuing medical school in the future. She first learned about CanCan at a party hosted by her sorority, Delta Delta Delta, and the messages of being proactive about your health really stuck with her. Katelyn is passionate about educating others through fun techniques and would like to work for a non-profit someday. She is super excited to help educate other women at WSU as a Check Your Boobies’ Student Ambassador by giving them the tools that they need to learn about early detection, prevention, and self-advocacy.

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Rachel Sheridan

Washington State University

Rachel Sheridan is in her 3rd year at Washington State University studying Strategic Communication and Public Relations. In her spare time she loves to keep active, practice yoga, and spend time with her family. Rachel wanted to be an ambassador because of her interest in health and fitness and is really looking forward to educating women in her community about breast cancer in a fun way. Go cougs!



Campus Ambassadors

Alex Pear

University of Oregon

Alexandra Pear is a sophomore year at the University of Oregon and double majoring in Political Science and PPPM (Planning, Public Policy, and Management). Alex grew up in Orange County, California but is now loving life and school in Eugene, Oregon. Alex hopes to utilize her undergraduate studies in the non profit organization sector which is one of the many reasons she is so excited to be a part of the CanCan Crew at UO! Alex believes awareness needs to be spread to young adults everywhere and she is so incredibly thrilled to take part in that mission and spread awareness to her fellow ducks!

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Hana Murphy

UCLA

Hana is sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles studying Human Biology and Society and minoring in Geography/Environmental Studies. She hopes to work in the women’s health field in the future. Coming from a family with an extensive history of breast cancer, the disease has always been a mystifying presence in her life. For this reason, she was immediately drawn to Check Your Boobies’ integrative approach to breast cancer awareness that emphasizes female education and empowerment. Hana is so excited to be a part of the Check Your Boobies team and is looking forward to spreading knowledge and awareness on campus!

Lauren Grabowski

UCLA

Lauren is currently a junior at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she is studying Human Biology and Society with a minor in Public Health.  She is passionate about preventing diseases through interactive health education, promoting healthy lifestyles and having a little fun along the way! Lauren wanted to be involved in Check Your Boobiesbecause she wanted to be part of an organization that embodied passion, enthusiasm and most importantly, hope. Lauren is a firm believer that awareness is key to early detection for breast cancer. With that said, she is excited for the word ‘boobies’ to be in her everyday vocabulary.

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Carly Wolf

University of Washington

Carly is currently a sophomore at the University of Washington where she is studying Public Health and Nutrition. She first encountered Check Your Boobies through a party hosted by her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Carly is passionate about awareness and advocacy related to women’s health and was inspired by CYB’s mission to help women become actively engaged with monitoring their breast health. As a Student Ambassador with CYB, Carly is excited to help educate women at the University of Washington about the importance of early detection, prevention, and self-advocacy.

Olivia Counihan

University of Washington

Olivia is currently studying Nursing as an undergraduate at the University of Washington. She hopes one day to work as an obstetrics nurse. Olivia heard about Check Your Boobies after her parents attended the annual auction and informed her of its mission. She was immediately intrigued. She has a passion for education and learning. Olivia is excited to help take part with CYB’S ambassador program! When not studying, Olivia enjoys working out, hanging with friends and watching Netflix.

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Meg Meagher

University of Oregon

Meg is one of the Check Your Boobies Campus Ambassadors for CanCan at the University of Oregon. She is in her second year at the University of Oregon with a major in Advertising. After attending a CanCan party at her sorority this previous spring, she instantly wanted to become involved in the organization. Meg understands the importance of cancer awareness after having several family and friends battle the disease and seeing the difference that early detection makes in a persons life.

Natalia Baker

UC Berkeley

Natalia is a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, studying public health and policy  and perusing a minor in Spanish language. She first heard about CanCan at a  Check Your Boobies at a party hosted by her sorority, Alpha Phi, last spring . Natalia is from Phoenix, Arizona and has grown up enjoying the outdoors: hiking, running, and leading a healthy and active lifestyle. She is a firm believer that it is important to take initiative of your own health and what better way to do so that than having a little fun with it! Natalia is very excited to be collaborating with the CanCan team this year and cannot wait to help educate other women at Cal about how to take charge of their own health! Go Bears

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Liza Leykina

UC Berkeley

Liza is a junior at the University of California, Berkeley, studying Public Health. When she first encountered CanCan at a Check Your Boobies party, she was immediately intrigued by its relaxed, yet informative, approach to breast cancer. She firmly believes that health care can be fun and doesn’t have to be frightening! Liza is excited to be working with the CanCan team to spread self-awareness and empower women from diverse backgrounds to take charge of their own health.

Katelyn Willadsen

Washington State University

Katelyn is currently a sophomore at Washington State University (Go Cougs!) that is studying Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and is planning on pursuing medical school in the future. She first learned about CanCan at a party hosted by her sorority, Delta Delta Delta, and the messages of being proactive about your health really stuck with her. Katelyn is passionate about educating others through fun techniques and would like to work for a non-profit someday. She is super excited to help educate other women at WSU as a Check Your Boobies’ Student Ambassador by giving them the tools that they need to learn about early detection, prevention, and self-advocacy.

Rachel

Rachel Sheridan

Washington State University

Rachel Sheridan is in her 3rd year at Washington State University studying Strategic Communication and Public Relations. In her spare time she loves to keep active, practice yoga, and spend time with her family. Rachel wanted to be an ambassador because of her interest in health and fitness and is really looking forward to educating women in her community about breast cancer in a fun way. Go cougs!



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