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!

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Monica Bryant , Esq.


Monica Fawzy Bryant is a cancer rights attorney, speaker, and author, dedicated to improving access to, and availability of, quality information on healthcare-related issues. Monica is the co-founder, and Chief Operating Officer, for Triage Cancer, a national non-profit organization that provides free education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through events, materials, and resources.

Previously, Monica was Midwest Regional Director for a national cancer rights organization she forged relationships with 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. Sánchez and Law Clerk for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. During her time in Congress, Ms. Bryant focused on health, justice, immigration, civil rights, and women's issues.

Throughout her career, Monica has provided over one thousand educational seminars, written articles and blogs, appeared on television and radio shows and podcasts discussing healthcare-related legal issues. In 2018, she co-authored a book Cancer Rights Law: An Interdisciplinary Approach, published by the American Bar Association. She was awarded the Legacy Advocate Award in 2015 by a leading young adult cancer organization and the 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award in 2019.

Monica participates in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Cancer Legal Advocacy Interest Group, the ABA’s Affordable Care Act Task Force, and the Coalition to Protect Parenthood After Cancer. Additionally, Monica has served as an Adjunct Law Professor at John Marshall School of Law in Chicago, teaching a class on Cancer Rights. 

Monica 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.  She is a member of both the California and Illinois State Bars.