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Leigh Hurst

2011 Speaker

Leigh Hurst is the president and founder of the Feel Your Boobies Foundation as well as president of Say Something Big . Feel Your Boobies is a non-profit breast cancer organization focused on using innovative & unexpected ways to remind young women to “feel their boobies”. She founded the organization in 2004 after her own breast cancer diagnosis at age 33. Say Something Big is Hurst’s company where she offers her media expertise and motivational story through keynote speaking, consulting and the facilitation of social media workshops. She has nearly 20 years of experience working as a business consultant for large companies, like Accenture, in the area of eLearning and media, and has also worked with various small companies to create and launch their online product offerings. Hurst earned a B.S. in communications from Ithaca College and went on to earn two Master’s degrees from Florida State and Northwestern University in the areas of learning sciences and simulation technologies.