Suzette Simon

Suzette Simon

Verywell Health Contributor

Highlights

Suzette Simon is the founder of NYLaughs, a New York-based nonprofit that produces free comedy events in public spaces to inspire audiences, enrich the lives of New Yorkers, and connect people through humor. She is also the creator of an awareness campaign called #StrongBlackBoobs, which aims to increase breast health awareness and heighten self-esteem among breast cancer patients of color.

Suzette shared her personal experience with breast cancer. Read her full story here.

I don’t want breast cancer to be a silent killer for women of color, and that’s why it’s so important that we advocate for and support each other.

— Suzette Simon

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