CEO’s Emotional Breast Cancer Battle And How It Changed Her Life
“What really moved me into becoming a champion of this cause — I am a cancer survivor.”
Laura Capello, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has no family history and was otherwise healthy.
Capello studied journalism at Arizona State University and dreamed of being a sports reporter. After realizing that wasn’t the right job for her, she considered a “very good” offer in Corporate America. But the non-profit world was pulling at her heart strings.
Then cancer happened.