National Breast Cancer Coalition

A Young Scientist's Perspective on Breast Cancer Research

Sara Sakowitz, High School Finalist for Intel Science Talent Search

Date: May 3, 2014 | Run Time: 10:57 | Course Level: Beginner

Sara Sakowitz, high school senior and a dedicated scientist, discusses the motivation that has inspired her to work thousands of hours in the lab studying genomic changes in breast cancer metastasis. As a 2014 Intel Science Talent Search finalist, Sara embodies the sense of urgency to understand how to end breast cancer and the talent of a young woman in science.

You will learn:

  • How young women are attracted to working in the sciences
  • Why metastasis research has a special appeal to this young scientist 
  • How Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®  is motivating a renewed sense of urgency to end the disease

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.