At BeyondtheBoobieTrap.com our team of experts have been carefully chosen to help our breast cancer community to move forward after treatment. Whether you need coaching, career advancement or help moving forward, our team can help you accomplish your goals. Many of our experts are speakers and trainers. Contact us at info@BeyondtheBoobieTrap.com for further information.
Genae M. Girard
Helping More Women Thrive as Breast Cancer Veterans
After several years of personally growing companies as an entrepreneur, in April of 2010, Genae launched her website www.BeyondtheBoobieTrap.com. The site delivers several tiers of education and coaching for women to move forward after breast cancer. She has thousands of breast cancer followers all over the country and internationally. She is the author of the breast cancer book, "Off the Rack" and acts as a coach providing information she has accumulated for women to jump start their way out of treatment and into a better way of living.
Currently, she is involved as a plaintiff for the ACLU. They are suing Myriad Laboratories for granting a patent on the BRAC1 and BRAC2 breast cancer genes. She has been featured on 60 minutes, the NY Times and Wall Street Journal to name a few. In December of 2011, the case has now reached the Supreme Court.
Genae acts as a business consultant on how to leverage your social media tribe as well as how to gain corporate sponsorship to grow your market presence. She actively consults for large corporations who want to either better their breast cancer awareness programs, design better products or tap into her community for feedback. She is an active motivational speaker and mentor.
Cherie B. Mathews
Cherie B. Mathews, former IBMer, 11 year breast cancer survivor, inventor, entrepreneur of the year and policy changer.
I have invented post operative equipment for patients to heal in comfort for up to 30 days.
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Cherie’s healincomfort shirt holds a USA Trademark and has patent pending status. In the past year she and her business have been recognized as Austin Women Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Grant Award, and Cambridge Who’s Who VIP for business leadership. Healincomfort.com recently received WBENC and HUB status. Cherie has recently formed a non profit named healincomfort4change.org to reach more cancers patients across the United States and around the world. She is an active member of Texas Women in Business, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, General Federation of Women’s Clubs and Executive Women’s Golf Association.
Paula Holland De Long, CPCC, ACC
Paula never imagined that after her breast cancer diagnosis at age 37, in 1997, she would become a leading voice in the changing game of survivorship care. Paula’s company, What’s Next For My Life? ™ Inc., has given thousands of cancer patients the confidence and tools to take back control and live happier, healthier lives during and after cancer. Today, as co-founder of the Cancer Survivorship Coaching Coalition, she’s leading the charge to bring life coaching into the mainstream of personalized, integrated cancer care.
CURE Magazine describes Paula and survivorship coaching ‘Game Changers’, because the proactive, accelerated learning tools quickly and effectively transform normal, human resistance to change into healthy choices and sustainable lifestyle changes. Over 95% of Paula’s clients report significant increases in their feelings of empowerment, and ability to make choices and take action in all areas of their lives.
De Long’s appeal comes from her willingness to talk about the tough stuff, everything from what goes in your bra after a mastectomy to what to do in your last few months of life. Her one-on-one coaching, workshops, and courses are done over the phone with participants from around the country, and are also offered at cancer treatment centers and support organizations.
Thanks to funding from the Southeast Florida Cancer Control Collaborative, 1000 of her self-guided journals, the What’s Next For My Life? Companion Journal for Cancer Patients and the What’s Next After Treatment Ends? LifeBook, have been distributed at no cost to 1000 patients and survivors in South Florida.
When she’s not coaching, advocating, or speaking, Paula enjoys being outdoors with her husband and pets in sunny South Florida.
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Megan is a wife, a mother of 3 wonderful children, entrepreneur, public speaker and author. She owns two companies, Silverlining Concepts, LLC and Ultimate Bodies Pilates. She is a certified Life and Wellness Coach and Certified Peak Pilates Instructor/Fitness Expert. She customizes personalized packages and products to assist women in transforming their mind and bodies. Her specialty and her passion is to empower women with individual and group Life and Wellness Coaching to live authentic, joyful lives focusing on self-care life balance and life purpose.
Megan has been through a lot of adversity in her life. Megan was a widow at age 30 and single mom for 9 years, she has learned what it's like to be the sole provider for the family. She has started up several businesses, some hugely successful some not so much. But what she has learned is how to persevere when the going gets tough and how to overcome any obstacles that may get in her way.
Megan has made it her mission to take her personal experiences and her knowledge/education to help other women start creating the life of their dreams.
Megan has assisted many individuals achieve their personal, fitness and financial goals. She has also worked with many businesses in training their staff on Leadership, "Goal Getting" as well as, sales and marketing techniques to take their business to the next level. To reach Megan go to:
Darlene Templeton is the CEO and founder of Templeton & Associates. She specializes in leadership, transformation and transition specifically for those who want to make a greater impact personally and professionally while rekindling their passion and drive for life. Her speaking engagements, workshops and seminars motivate and inspire as she engages and leads participants through dynamic transformations.
Darlene brings almost 36 years of extensive experience with one of the largest global corporation in the world. She is an executive coach, recognized leader and change agent who brings with her a wealth of experience, including 30 years of management, in the corporate world. She is an “out of the box” thinker and uses her skill to inspire people toward extraordinary results. Fueled by her passion and enthusiasm, Darlene provides clients, teams and organizations alike, the tools for leadership, personal and professional excellence.
However, it’s through coaching that Darlene found her true life’s work. While her corporate career was exciting and rewarding, it was the most challenging time of her life. She was working long hours, traveling around the world, managing huge teams and projects, and she totally lost herself in this environment. It was a huge cost to her, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Coaching was the key to finding that balance in her life.
Darlene is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (PCC) through The Coaches Training Institute, an Associate Certified Coaching, member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), and a Certified Dream Coach TM. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband John and she loves spending time with her family and her four grandchildren. To reach Darlene go to:
With MaxImize, her 22 year old company, Barbara Metzger, has developed, facilitated and lead a wide range of business programs and projects. Having done thousands of internationally validated assessments and studied with the leading specialists, Barbara’s strength is exceptional in understanding people’s behavior, motivation and interpersonal dynamics. connecting information provided by two or more assessment, she creates understanding real world application for hiring as well as individual development. To reach Barbara go to:
Beth is a three year cancer survivor who went through treatment with a sense of humor. While sitting in chemotherapy one day she decided that she had to give up her law job and pursue her passion in life, comedy. She persued it and one night completed an open mic night. She has never looked back.
Beth has two teenage girls, which provide her with quite a bit of material. She has been married for 33 years and is living each day to it's fullest. Beth performs at: The Helium comedy club in Philidelphia, The Recher in MD, Potomac Grill in MD, Jack Sprat in Chapel Hill, NC, Brittneys Comedy Club in VA and spoke recently at the Cleveland Relay for Life.