Dianne Austin featured in Beyond Thriving Series
In the premiere episode of #BeyondThriving our #thriverthursday producers sit down with doctors and cancer thrivers to discuss thriving beyond cancer
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When Dianne Austin decided to ditch her relaxer and transition back to her natural hair in 2011, she had no idea that four years later she would be hit with the heartbreaking news of a breast cancer diagnosis.
Because Hair Comes in All Textures
Blogging about natural hair and Black culture comes easily to Pamela Shaddock ’84. But these topics took a serious turn in 2015 when Shaddock’s older sister, Dianne Austin, was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Coils to Locs featured on Forbes.com
Two weeks to the day after her first chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, exactly as her oncology nurse predicted, Dianne Austin began losing her hair.
Coils To Locs VP featured in "I Am Jimmy" Video
Coils to Locs Wins Boston Pitch Competition
Coils to Locs beat stiff competition to win the top prize in a Roxbury pitch competition. The funds will be used to help the co-founders, Dianne Austin, CEO, and Pamela Shaddock, President, to continue to scale the business nationally.
Cheryl McCloud is the VP of communications and business development for Coils to Locs, a medical wig resource for women of color looking for ethnically-inspired wigs to preserve their natural appearance. Her cousin started the business with her sister, after her own frustrating experience looking for wigs after chemo. Cheryl shared they will soon be launching the wig line at Mass. General and Beth Israel.
Congratulations to Dianne Austin, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement at Mass General Hospital, who was named 98.5 The Sports Hub’s #EverydayAmazing healthcare professional of tonight’s New England Patriots game!