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Mammogram screening Initiative


Thrivers Philanthropies Is committed to ensuring access to healthcare for underserved communities.

We are proud members and supporters of​ mammogram screening.

About Breast Cancer

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast cancer affects women of every race.

85% with breast cancer have no family history of disease

Special Thanks to our amazing intern who anticipated a need and shared how this can be met. Thank you Layah Nasir!

Layah Nasir


Layah is extremely passionate about the field of women's health and specifically public health policy designed to empower women and people of color. She acts as a health liaison and project manager at many non-profits, such as Lutheran Social Service and KindWorks to connect female refugees and immigrants with breast health services.  At her school, she is the managing editor of the school's newspaper, leader of the Muslim Student Alliance, and leader of the women in STEM empowerment club (Fem n' Stem). In her free time, Layah enjoys playing squash and gardening in her backyard. Layah is also a breast cancer researcher at the West Lab at Stanford University where she is studying risk stratification technology to prevent overtreatment of women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

About Screening

Begin having annual mammograms at age 40

Advanced Detection

Early Detection

Survival Rate by detection. Early Detection leads to higher survival rates.

Source: Hopkins Medicine


In collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, Thrivers is thrilled to offer a free screening initiative. Our goal is to help uninsured, low-income women gain access to preventative care.


In collaboration with Innova Health System. The women’s Health Empowerment[WHE] Project is to help uninsured, low-income women gain access to free breast and cervical cancer screening access.

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