Monica Fawzy Bryant is a cancer rights attorney, speaker, and author. Ms. Bryant is the Chief Operating Officer for Triage Cancer, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources on cancer survivorship issues. Ms. Bryant is also a Principal at North Star Alliances, a non-profit and business consulting and services firm.
Previously, Ms. Bryant was Midwest Regional Director for the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) where she successfully established and maintained a satellite office in Chicago, the first of its kind for the CLRC. In this role, she forged relationships with, and provided cancer-related legal information to, cancer organizations, hospitals, law firms, other community partners, and members of underserved communities. Prior to relocating to Chicago, Ms. Bryant served as Legislative Counsel for U.S. Congresswoman Linda T. Sanchez and Law Clerk for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. During her time in Congress, Ms. Bryant focused on health, justice, civil rights, and women’s issues. She was also heavily involved in the nomination hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito.
Throughout her career, Ms. Bryant has provided numerous educational seminars, written articles and blogs, and appeared on community television and radio shows discussing healthcare related legal issues.
Additionally, Ms. Bryant is an Adjunct Law Professor at John Marshal School of Law in Chicago, teaching a class on Cancer Rights. Ms. Bryant also volunteers for the Advocacy committees of the American Cancer Society Illinois Division and the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force.
Mrs. Bryant received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Law & Society, with an emphasis in criminal justice, and Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School.
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