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For Everyone Touched By Cancer

Celebrating Excellence: Shara, CEO of Cancer Care Parcel, Awarded British Empire Medal

Written by Cancer Care Parcel on 
3rd January, 2024
Updated: 29th January, 2024
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

We are delighted to announce that our CEO, Dr Shara Cohen was awarded the British Empire Medal for her outstanding services to Women in STEM and to Cancer Patients and their families. This prestigious honor not only recognizes Shara's individual accomplishments but also underscores the impact of Cancer Care Parcel in making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer. Let's delve into the significance of this achievement and the unwavering commitment Shara has demonstrated towards her mission.

A Beacon of Inspiration:

Shara's recognition with the British Empire Medal is a testament to her unwavering commitment to making a positive impact. Her dedication to supporting women in STEM fields highlights the importance of diversity and inclusion in traditionally male-dominated sectors. By breaking barriers and paving the way for aspiring women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Shara has become a beacon of inspiration for the next generation of female leaders.

Empathy in Action:

The honor also acknowledges Shara's profound contributions to cancer patients and their families. Cancer Care Parcel, under her leadership, has been instrumental in providing support, comfort, and resources to those navigating the challenging journey of cancer. Shara's empathetic approach has created a compassionate space where individuals and their families find solace, understanding, and practical assistance during one of life's most challenging chapters.

A Shared Success:

While Shara stands in the spotlight, this achievement is also a celebration of the collective efforts of the entire Cancer Care Parcel team. Together, they have worked tirelessly to fulfill the organization's mission of making a positive impact in the lives of cancer patients. The British Empire Medal serves as recognition not only for Shara but for every team member who has contributed to the success and growth of Cancer Care Parcel.

Looking Towards the Future:

As we celebrate Shara's remarkable achievement, we also look towards the future with optimism and determination. Cancer Care Parcel, under Shara's visionary leadership, will undoubtedly continue to evolve and expand its reach, providing invaluable support to even more individuals and families affected by cancer. The British Empire Medal serves as a catalyst for renewed energy and commitment to the noble cause that Cancer Care Parcel champions.


In honoring Shara with the British Empire Medal, we celebrate not just an individual, but a leader whose vision, compassion, and dedication have positively impacted the lives of many. As Shara continues to lead Cancer Care Parcel with passion and purpose, we eagerly anticipate the organization's continued success and its ongoing contribution to the well-being of cancer patients and their families.

Congratulations, Shara, on this well-deserved recognition! The Cancer Care Parcel community stands proud, inspired, and ready for the journey ahead.

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