Jackie Ramos-Calderon is a Social Worker with 27 years of experience in the cancer field. She currently serves as Board Chair of Dia de la Mujer Latina Inc., Houston, Texas. Jackie serves as a partner to the CEO and other board members, providing leadership which furthers the organization's mission of promoting healthy behaviors within the underserved Latino community. Jackie is a State of Texas Certified instructor for Community Health Workers.
Prior to Dia de la Mujer Latina, Jackie was a Social Worker at Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention located in Harlem. She was an instructor at the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute in New York City, and an Education and Public Policy Coordinator for the Greater NYC Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
For 11 years, Jackie served as director of the YWCA Encore Plus Program, a community education outreach program for uninsured immigrant women of color in White Plains, New York. Jackie was a psychosocial researcher for the Sylvester Cancer Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine and a Cancer Information Specialist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NYC.
On August 10, 2008, Jackie was inducted into Cambridge Who's Who Executive, Professional and Entrepreneurial Registry, for her dedication and leadership in Social Services. She is a recipient of the 2003 Komen BMW Local Hero Award, Sharing in Mission Award from St. Cabrini Nursing Home in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and in 2008, Mujeres Destacadas Award from El Dario La Prensa.
Jackie is a former member of the National Hispanic/Latina Advisory Council for Komen and a U.S. delegate to the Global Breast Cancer Advocate Summit in Budapest, Hungary and the Mexican Partnership Initiative.
Jackie holds a Master's Degree in Social Work with a specialization in Global Services from Fordham University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration from St. John's University.
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