Karuna Jaggar

Karuna Jaggar is executive director of Breast Cancer Action, a national organization advocating for women at risk of and living with breast cancer. Reach her at info@bcaction.org or follow her on Twitter at @karunajaggar

Articles by this author

By turning away from cancer-causing combustion engines cars and towards zero-emission cars and trucks, Ford can truly help put the brakes on the breast cancer epidemic.(Photo: Screenshot) Views
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Ford, Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer
This October is both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the 110 th anniversary of the Ford Model T . Ford Motor Company tells us they are “ dedicated to fueling the spirit of those living with ” breast cancer through their Warriors in Pink campaign. But in reality their cars and trucks are fueling...
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According to Breast Cancer Action, October is really "Breast Cancer Industry Month." (Photo:  WCN 24/7/flickr/cc) Views
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Putting a Knot in Pinkwashing
Breast cancer is the darling of corporate America, with pink ribbons adorning everything from handbags to handguns. Corporations put a pink ribbon on their products to boost sales and build their brand. And it works—sales go up and profits increase. Unfortunately, despite 25 years of pink ribbon...
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