Rebecca Weiss is a 46-year-old breast cancer survivor whose life changed completely when she was diagnosed as stage 3 in 2014. A journalist and corporate communications professional, in 2015 she started Bob’s Boxes, a 501c3 nonprofit that has sent more than 260 post-mastectomy care packages to women with breast cancer. Rebecca has appeared on the Today Show, was featured in Parents Magazine and the book Live Happy; and serves as a Model of Courage in Ford’s Warriors In Pink campaign. On February 3, 2015, the one-year anniversary of her beloved father’s death, she started @onegoodthingproject, a social media project to find and celebrate One Good Thing a Day. She speaks and blogs about finding joy after cancer. Rebecca lives in Rutherford, New Jersey with her husband and two young children.
In April 2017, Rebecca was featured on Primary Food, a Heritage Radio Network program hosted by fellow breast cancer survivor Cynthia Cherish Malaran, aka Rev. DJ CherishTheLuv.
Public Appearances/speaking engagements
As a Model of Courage in Ford's Warriors in Pink campaign, Rebecca has appeared at Wanderlust and other events. She also delivers a talk on finding joy after cancer to various clubs and organizations. If you would like to book Rebecca to speak at your group event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.