Total Management of Cancer Since 1969

An alumini of La Martiniere Girls college, Shailja Singh holds a Masters degree in Economics. Prior to joining CPAA she conducting women empowerment workshops and a range of welfare and social service activities throughout the country. She joined CPAA in 1997 in the capacity of a fund-raiser, and took CPAA’s fund collection drive to staggering new heights. Understanding the importance of media in garnering support for the cause, she liaised with some of the biggest corporate houses, celebrities and media houses to organise musical concerts, fashion shows, plays. This effort has resulted in drawing attention to the cause through extensive media coverage and in raising funds and support for CPAA. She has been able to plug-in to various CSR projects to facilitate aid for the treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients.

She is also responsible for CPAA’s successful participation in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon year after year. She completed her UICC APCASOT Fellowship, on her study on Fundraising Strategies at the Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2009.

She presented a paper on Income Generation at the UICC World Cancer Congress, at Montreal, Canada, in 2012. Through Shailja’s efforts, celebrated artist M F Hussain created an exclusive painting to commemorate CPAA’S Rose Day, which was later auctioned to raise funds.