Andrene M. Taylor is a three-time cancer survivor and cancer survivorship advocate. After overcoming Hodgkins Lymphoma during her second year of graduate school and twice while completing her dissertation, 2010, Andrene founded ZuriWorks for Women’s Health a non-profit organization to dedicated to uniting the arts, beauty, and health industries to provide support, education and resources for black and minority women and adults affected by cancer.

Andrene is an accomplished writer, scholar, and educator. She has been invited to speak at various civic and social events about cancer survivorship, fitness, arts and health.

Following her three cancer diagnoses, Andrene has dedicated herself to pushing her physical limits. An athlete her whole life, she learned how to swim at 34, and she is now a triathlete. She participates in numerous races and half marathons throughout the year.