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Susan Ford Bales

  • President Ford's Daughter, Professional Photographer, Author
  • Breast Cancer Advocate and Awareness Speaker, Substance Abuse Speaker
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Cancer Awareness · Overcoming Adversity · Politics/World Affairs · Women Keynote Speakers · Women's Cancer Awareness ...more · Women's Conferences Speakers · Women's Health ...less

About Susan Ford

Daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Betty Ford, Susan spent most of her adolescent years in the public eye. While still living in the White House, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and Susan assumed many of her mothers roles. This event motivated Susan to speak out on breast cancer awareness and she has become one of the nation’s most visible advocates. As a high risk candidate herself she relays the importance of prevention to audiences.

She also saw the first hand effects of her mother’s struggle with an addiction to pain killers and alcohol. This lead her to became a well recognized speaker on substance abuse. These weighted topics are not her only endeavors. She is co author to two... » read more

Daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Betty Ford, Susan spent most of her adolescent years in the public eye. While still living in the White House, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and Susan assumed many of her mothers roles. This event motivated Susan to speak out on breast cancer awareness and she has become one of the nation’s most visible advocates. As a high risk candidate herself she relays the importance of prevention to audiences.

She also saw the first hand effects of her mother’s struggle with an addiction to pain killers and alcohol. This lead her to became a well recognized speaker on substance abuse. These weighted topics are not her only endeavors. She is co author to two mystery novels “Double Exposure” and “Sharp Focus”. She is also professional photographer and studied with Ansel Adams. Though a highly recognized speaker, her professional career and written works have given her different prospective in the public eye.

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Speaker Programs

A Daughter's Story, Beating the Odds Against Breast Cancer
shares her stories of how her mother inspired her and how she became an advocate for breast cancer awareness and a spokesperson for the cause, a role she held for over ten years. ...more
shares her stories of how her mother inspired her and how she became an advocate for breast cancer awareness and a spokesperson for the cause, a role she held for over ten years. ...less
Substance Abuse, A Family's Intervention (Overcoming Adversity)
shares on the struggles of substance abuse, how it effects families, and how to intervene for loved one's.
An Intimate Look at Life in the White House
shares on being a teenager in the White House, being thrust into the spotlight when her mother developed breast cancer and how she had to assume many of her mother's duties. ...more
shares on being a teenager in the White House, being thrust into the spotlight when her mother developed breast cancer and how she had to assume many of her mother's duties. ...less

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