Becoming Your Own Best Advocate
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Feb 25, 2021 / 01:00PM - 02:00PM CST
African American Myeloma Chapter

Event Description

Throughout her myeloma journey, Valarie Traynham had to learn how to become her own best advocate and make her voice heard. Join us for the launch of the African American Myeloma Chapter and hear from Valarie as she shares her experience and advice. There will be a group discussion at the end of this meeting. This is a Google Meet meeting. You do not need a Gmail account to join. If you are connecting via mobile phone, please make sure that you have downloaded the Google Meet app. If you have any questions, please contact audrey@healthtree.org.

Schedule & Agenda

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Introductions
01:00PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey, Myeloma Community Manager, introduces the purpose of the chapter and Chapter Head, Valarie Traynham. 
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Presentation
01:05PM
Valarie Traynham
Valarie shares her experience and advice on how to become your own best advocate during your myeloma journey. 
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Group Discussion
01:30PM
Audience
Join us in our group discussion as we discuss challenges in becoming our own best advocate and ask Valarie your pertinent questions. 

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the Myeloma Crowd as the Community Manager in 2020 after previously working in the nonprofit field for 4 years as a director of Fundraising and Development. She graduated from BYU with a major in Spanish and Nonprofit Management. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Valarie Traynham
Valarie Traynham

“I became a Myeloma Coach after meeting many patients who did not have a peer mentor to ask questions and find relevant information about myeloma.”

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