Event Recap: Malcolm Lee and Nike Executive Dawn Baxter Honored At Kicked It In Heels Benefit [Photos]

By Jack Barnes

Last night, Kicked It In Heels honored acclaimed director and producer Malcom Lee and Nike executive Dawn Baxter at their sold out 6th Annual Benefit in honor of Brest Cancer Awareness Month. Malcolm who is most notably known for being the force behind historic films such as Girls TripThe Best Man, and the newly released #1 film Night School was honored for using his platform to support the fight against breast cancer. Nike Music Marketing Director Dawn Baxter, was also recognized for surviving her recent battle against breast cancer. 

The fundraiser took place last night at Café Medi and was hosted by The View‘s Sunny Hostin with music by the legendary DJ D-Nice. Attendees included Power 105’s Angie MartinezEssence’s Dana BaxterAlexander Wang’s Stephanie Horton and more.

The mission of Kicked It In Heels is to eradicate health care disparities in breast cancer and to promote health in survivorship. We focus on breast cancer survivors, specifically young women and women of color. We provide basic information on screening and highlighting survivors’ experiences as they reclaim their normal lives. After diagnosis, we are encouraging lifestyle adjustments and dialogue by offering workshops focused on fitness, beauty and wellness.  Kicked It In Heels is also a vehicle to conduct community-based studies that address healthcare disparities.

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