Several months after landing in hot water for severing its ties to Planned Parenthood, breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced a shakeup in its top leadership: Founder and CEO Nancy Brinker is stepping down to "a new management role focusing on revenue creation," and president Elizabeth Thompson is leaving the organization altogether in September. After the pink-ribbon charity's short-lived adventure in abortion politics, its prodigious fundraising efforts took a hit. "Bringing in new people who weren't part of the bad decisions will help [the charity] be more focused on their mission," says Daniel Borochoff at CharityWatch. "But it does depend who they pick" to replace Brinker and Thompson.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Why you should really take a nap this afternoon, according to science
- Why Israel can no longer let the Palestinian Authority be responsible for security in the West Bank
- Here's the schedule very successful people follow every day
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- 10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2014
- Why you shouldn't eat dog. Not even once.
- The week's best photojournalism
- How social conservatives became a minority in need of protection
- 7 things the world's happiest people do every day
- How to cook a perfect rib eye steak
Subscribe to the Week