National Breast Cancer Coalition

Project LEAD Institute 2018

Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018- Friday, July 27, 2018

La Jolla, CA at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel 

The Project LEAD® Institute is a six-day intensive science course for breast cancer advocates covering the basics of cancer biology, genetics, epidemiology, research design and advocacy. The course provides a foundation of scientific knowledge upon which participants can strengthen and empower themselves as activists. Taught by renowned research faculty, this is a unique opportunity for those interested in learning more about working as an NBCC research advocate.

Tuition is free to NBCC members who are accepted to the course, and includes all workshop materials and meals. Applicants can also apply for need-based scholarships to assist with lodging and travel expenses. Accepted participants must attend the entire course.

The application for the 2018 
Project LEAD®  Institute will open on February 19, 2018. 

Application Deadline: April 18, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: June 1, 2018

Questions? Please email

Interested in becoming a 2018 Sponsor? Download the Sponsorship Opportunities form to learn more!