Speakers Bureau

Through Triage Cancer’s Speakers Bureau, cancer centers, hospitals, cancer organizations, and other groups that are coordinating educational events or cancer conferences can be connected with expert speakers on various cancer survivorship issues.

Triage Cancer's Speakers Bureau also includes cancer survivors and caregivers who have experience sharing their cancer journey with a variety of audiences. If you are planning an event, it is a good idea to request speakers as early as possible. Some of our speakers are often booked months in advance.

Below you can learn more about each speaker, sort speakers by particular areas of expertise, request a speaker directly, and read about potential topics that you may want to include in your next event!

Photo of Melanie A. Nix

Melanie Nix

Cell Phone: (301) 543-9387


Melanie A. Nix, a triple-negative breast cancer survivor, uses her endowments as a storyteller,
coach, and celebrator to bring joy and fulfillment to the lives of everyone she touches. The chief
visionary of Diagnosis to Destiny, she shares lessons learned surviving cancer that can pave the
road from diagnosis to destiny. Melanie is a multimedia storyteller who uses a variety of media
to share her uplifting and inspiring story as well as deliver illuminating messages. On live and
virtual stages, she is the quintessential storyteller whose candor and strength are hallmarks of
her timeless messages. She is the co-founder of Breast Cancer Comfort Site. In addition to her
dedicated social media following, she has been profiled by several media outlets including CURE
Magazine, and OZY, earning invitations to the Obama White House and Biden Vice President’s

Melanie’s cancer survival ignited her resilience coaching. She became a post-cancer distance
runner whose #Exercising4MyLife campaign highlights the health and wellness benefits of
running and offers lessons on training and discipline. She is a celebrator of life and milestones
big and small. A movie and music lover, she enjoys travel and appreciates the serenity of being
oceanside. She holds an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business – University of
Maryland, College Park, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. Melanie
resides in the Washington, DC area with her favorite celebration crew, husband, Raymond; son,
Carter; and daughter, Kennedy. Blessed with a fun-loving family and over a decade of survival,
she continues to live unapologetically with lots of champagne toasts…because she can!

For a detailed bio please visit http://www.diagnosistodestiny.com/melanie