Alice Crisci is an author, fertility preservation spokeswoman and social entrepreneur. She is the founder of Fertile Action, a non-profit for fertile women touched by cancer. She is also the founder of My Vision, Inc., a consumer products company that is also home to the My Vision PhotoTherapy Program for breast cancer patients to help women transition through the many challenging phases of breast cancer treatment.
Within weeks of her own breast cancer diagnosis, Alice harvested her eggs to protect her opportunity to become a mom after surviving cancer, had a nude photography session, launched Fertile Action and published her first book, Too Young for This. Her processing choices of a cancer diagnosis at 31-years-old are chronicled in her book and hailed by others as a must read for loved ones of those touched by cancer. She is also a regular columnist on the Huffington Post www.huffingtonpost.com/alice-crisci and travels the country as a fertility preservation spokeswoman for the California Cryobank, educating others on fertility preservation.
Prior to her social entrepreneurship pursuits, Alice was a seasoned management consultant who improved bottom lines for fast-growth companies. Her business and sales approach has been implemented by over 100 companies across 19 vertical markets including Strategic Counsel (headed by Cynthia McClain-Hill, Past President of National Association of Women Business Owners), DualStar Entertainment (headed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen), Beanstalk (headed by the legendary Michael Stone, a pioneer in the licensing industry) and Unfair Advantage, a revenue acceleration consulting firm sold to the oldest direct selling company in the United States.
Alice was appointed a member of the prestigious Advisory Council for Young Women and Breast Cancer, named by Lifetime Networks “Remarkable Woman – Unsung Hero” of October 2009, was awarded a Courage Award from Assemblymember Ted Lieu, named Fabulous Female of Los Angeles 2009, and has been featured on The Today Show in three countries, Nightline, The Doctors, numerous print and online publications and Women’s Health magazine.
To purchase a copy of Alice’s book, please visit amazon.com 100% of the proceeds are donated to Fertile Action.
For more on Alice’s story or to read her column called Sperm Shopping From A Catalog (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alice-crisci/too-young-for-this-sperm_b_100424.html)