Cancer Awareness African Women Association (AWCAA) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. AWCAA was created in 2004 by a coalition of immigrant women health professionals in Africa to address the disparities awareness, prevention and access to health care for African immigrant communities who face cancer and other deadly diseases. The group grew to include health professionals, entrepreneurs and those involved dedicated to the elimination of these disparities in the metropolitan Washington, the African continent and beyond. Membership offers AWCAA African women the opportunity to learn about the culture of the other, working on various projects such as annual medical missions in various African countries.
The founding members were distinguished: Ify Nwabukwu Anne Cecilia Morah, Mabel Enwemnwa, Ph D, Gladys Azinge, Ezeamakam Rose, Patience Nzegwu, Ginika Ukpabi, Adeola Akindana, Felicia Buadoo-Adade and Teresa Ofong. These professional women were all pioneers and visionaries who are dedicated to the mission of AWCAA.Read More»