HONOREE - MIA MOTHERSHED
Mia has been a longtime supporter of the American Cancer Society. She continually shows her leadership as an ambassador in the fight against cancer. As a board member, Mia works with the ACS ensuring that our communities are aware of the services and research fulfilled by our mission. Along with her work, her devoted husband has participated in our Real Men Wear Pink campaign to support the fight against breast cancer. Mia is an outstanding example of dedication to a meaningful cause..please join her in the fight for a CURE!
Mia has worked in marketing and public relations in Montgomery for over 20 years is currently the marketing and public relations director at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery Alabama. She holds a dual degree in communications and business from Alabama A&M University and earned her MBA from Auburn University Montgomery. Shortly after arriving in Montgomery, Mia met and married her husband, Erik. They have two children Roman (15) and Carter Symone’ (12).
From becoming a small business owner in Montgomery, to becoming a Class VI graduate of the city’s Torchbearer Leadership program, she has come into this great City and has made it home. As an entrepreneur, Mia provided a space for young girls to see and aspire to be positive role models in our community. Mia believes it is what you do when no one is watching that matters. She also lives out her passion to serve others in her professional career. Pre-pandemic Mia participated in several yearly community events. The one that is closes to her heart is the fight to eradicate cancer.
“Cancer has been a culprit on various levels, throughout my family. Watching your loved ones face the uncertainty of this disease is devastating. So, I’m honored to serve as the honoree for this year’s CURE! annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.”
Cancer Has Not Stopped and Neither Have We! We need your support more than ever this year. Over the past 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 20% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.
American Cancer Society
7245 Halcyon Summit Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117
Margen Gadd, Community Development Manager