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Ricki Fairley

CEO - TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance


Ricki Fairley is an award-winning, seasoned marketing veteran that has transformed her strategic acumen into breast cancer advocacy. Ricki co-founded and serves as CEO of TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance to reduce the mortality rate for Black Women. She is a stage 3A triple negative breast cancer survivor/ thriver.

Ms. Fairley founded and serves as co-host for “The Doctor Is In,” a weekly live web series on BlackDoctor.org.  She is a founding member of #BlackDataMatters, in partnership with Breastcancer.org, Ciitizen, The Center for Health Care Innovation, Morehouse School of Medicine, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation to encourage and elevate the importance of Black women participating in clinical trial research. She founded Breast Cancer United, a global movement garnering the collective strength of over 60 leading breast cancer organizations around the world.  She writes regularly for the Black press including BlackDoctor.org, Black Health Matters, and The Cincinnati Herald.

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