Shira Strongin Patient Advocate & Founder, The Sick Chicks
At 19, Shira is an accomplished, award winning activist and writer who has multiple rare diseases that she does not let stop her.
She is the founder of Sick Chicks, an international community that works to empower and unite women with disabilities and illnesses.
Her writing has been published in places such as Forbes and she has a passion for speaking on topics such as disability rights, women’s rights, and engaging the young adult community in advocacy.
When Shira isn’t lobbying the House and Senate about health policy, she enjoys playing and listening to music, swing dancing, and binge-watching Netflix