Lianna Hartmour, MA
Lianna has recently returned to the North Bay after nine years in Los Angeles. She earned her M.A. and C.Phil. in Sociology with a concentration in Gender Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. She has over a decade of experience as a sociological researcher and educator. Her expertise is in qualitative health research and she has studied bone marrow donation, dying in hospitals, and mothering children with autism. At both UCLA and Sonoma State University, she taught sociology and interdisciplinary classes on many topics, including research methods, reproduction, disability, race/ethnicity, medicine, biotechnology and gender. In several undergraduate courses, she taught students about the social and environmental factors that increase breast cancer risk. She has also worked with children and adults who have developmental disabilities and currently volunteers as a sexual assault prevention educator in middle and high schools. Lianna joined Zero Breast Cancer in October 2017.