Panelist: Christine Baze
Executive Director, The Yellow Umbrella Organization
Indie Artist, Musician, Cervical Cancer Survivor
Elmira, NY native Christine Baze is an accomplished musician and cervical cancer survivor living in Salem, MA. At 41, she is the Executive Director of The Yellow Umbrella Organization, and uses her story, voice, and music to help raise awareness of HPV, cervical cancer and opportunities to prevent this deadly disease. She has taken her Yellow Umbrella Tour to 100 stops across the USA and Canada, and is now reaching even deeper into communities with her Paint it Yellow and School Yellow programs - finding creative ways to reach out, educate and empower women to take control of their own health. Of note, Christine was named one of MS magazine's "50 Women of the Year" in 2003, she was given a Presidential Leadership award in 2005, and in 2007 was named one of the "Women Who Shape the World" in Shape Magazine. In addition, she has shared the stage and opened for a number of national musicians including, Sheryl Crow, Ben Folds, Kaki King and The Fray.