OUR FOUNDER, MEGAN STEWART
Megan-Marie Stewart is a seasoned Businesswoman who resides in Seattle, Washington. Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, her passion for all-things business and helping others began early on and has stayed with her ever since.
Currently, Megan-Marie an Executive Office Administrator at The Boeing Company. Additionally, she is the proud Founder & Executive Director of PCOS Awareness Association, the second largest nonprofit organization dedicated to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome worldwide. Megan-Marie’s mission is to revolutionize the way people approach education surrounding PCOS awareness. Most importantly, she is extremely dedicated to fighting for women with PCOS.
Throughout the years, Megan-Marie has received a multitude of awards. Recently, she was the Winner of BECU People Helping People Award and a Winner of the 2015 Color of Teal’s Survivor Award. She also was nominated for the prestigious L’Oreal Women of Worth Award.
As a passionate, selfless, and philanthropic individual, Megan-Marie is very committed to her community and consistently gives back to those in need. Needless to say, her work ethic and devotion to inspiring others is unwavering.
When she isn’t focused on her multifaceted career and volunteer work, Megan-Marie enjoys taking classes on topics of interest, networking, and discovering new places. Megan-Marie Stewart holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Project Management.
Her motto is "All that we are is a result of what we have thought" ~ Buddha.
OUR CO-FOUNDER, SATOYA FOSTER
Satoya Foster is the Co-Founder of PCOS Awareness Association (PCOSAA) and collaborates with the Executive Director to evaluate programming, facilitate meetings within the Leadership Board, and to implement plans for strategic growth and sustainability.
Prior to joining PCOSAA, Satoya was and still is an active participant within the PCOS community through grassroots advocacy and social media, where she was connected with Megan. Being diagnosed with PCOS, she is passionate about advocating for PCOS research, educating women about what is necessary to get tested, and providing support for those affected by this syndrome.
Passionate about women's health and holistic living, Satoya is the founder of Practicing Redemption, an online community that empowers women by encouraging redemptive practices as a virtue for personal growth through intentional daily practices and community.
Satoya has been in the music industry for over 13 years and works as a vocal director, professional singer, songwriter, and performer. She is also a licensed Cosmetologist and resides in Tennessee with her husband, Jason, their daughter, Zoë, and their dog, Milo.
THE LEADERSHIP BOARD
Leader of Event Coordination
Co - Leader of Event Coordination
Leader of Social Media
Kinyata has been a part of PCOS Awareness Association (PCOSAA) since January 2013. In 1999, Kinyata was diagnosed with PCOS when she was informed about her infertility issues. Intrigued about her symptoms she began researching more information and quickly found she was not alone in this battle.
Kinyata is passionate about raising awareness and wants to help provide support to other woman. Every September Kinyata hosts a PCOS Mini Walk in St. Louis to help raise awareness. Kinyata has worked in the Property Management Industry for 12 years and has an active role on the New Membership Committee for the St. Louis Apartment Association.
Imagine. Believe. Achieve.
Co - Leader of Social Media
Leader of Medical Outreach
Jennifer (Jen) Plouffé was diagnosed with PCOS in 2010 at age 15. The diagnosis was a tiny shock, but as it runs in the family, Jen was not as shocked as she could have been. Instead, Jen made it her point to learn as much about PCOS as possible, doing constant research on the condition.
Jen is currently a master’s student, studying public health, after having received a bachelors in anthropology. Using these two degrees, Jen wants to change how PCOS and other women’s health topics are approached in the medical field. In addition to her working on continuous PCOS research, graduate school, and generally doing things to support others, Jen also enjoys spending time in the great outdoors.
Co- Leader of Medical Outreach
Leader of Funding
Monica Reagor was treated for early signs of PCOS in 2005; but was officially diagnosed in 2014. Since her diagnosis, Monica quickly began to research more about her symptoms and challenges of PCOS. Although, there was limited information at the time about her symptoms and PCOS; she came very hopeful that she could live a healthy, fulfilled life with knowledge and discipline. Monica is an active community servant leader and passionate about bringing awareness to PCOS. She has hosted several community forums called #StepintoBalance to raise awareness by providing education and support to women with PCOS and their families.
Monica’s favorite quote is “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” - Charles R. Swindoll
Leader of Marketing
ANNE FRANCES HARRIS
Leader of Operations