Milestones & Memories at Heaven's Door 

      Beautful Women Living Beautiful Lives Within Their Diagnosis

Daphne Evans, CEO & Founder 
Daphne D. Evans is Founder and CEO of Heaven's Door Foundation, starting in 2005 after coming home from a double mastectomy. Daphne had been a Manager and Controller Consultant to law firms and eCommerce corporations for nearly 20 years. She is multi-cancer survivor of ovarian, breast and spinal cancer and has been in remission since 2010. She is also a fundraiser, public speaker and philanthropist. Nominated for Woman of the Year by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Member of Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, The Canary Foundation, Italian Make A Wish Foundation and Society for Oncology Massage. Board of Directors Member of Springfield Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Founder of Evans Relief Foundation. Ms. Evans is also an ordained minister.

Daphne’s parents, Reverend Donald and Mrs. Ida Evans have been her inspiration. Her parents taught her that to help others was a ministry that was not passé. With this shining example and encouragement, Daphne began to volunteer at an early age to care for cancer patients, sometimes staying for weekends to relieve the overtaxed caregivers. She visited Nicaragua after the Sandinista regime and had trucks bring clothing over the bombed out roads for the villagers while she flew in by a Russian parachute plane. She hosted clothing drives in San Francisco during the tsunami and found pilots of private planes to fly the supplies to the victims there. She also found jobs for young professionals stranded by Katrina and paid out of pocket to fly them to their new job locations. She became a member of the Italian Make A Wish Foundation and would visit Genoa and speak directly to the children, encouraging hotels to offer free accommodation for the children and their parents. In 2008, she was nominated as San Francisco's Woman of the year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; devoting 3 months in marathon fundraising. She could never have had the courage or the tenacity to do any of this without her parents showing her that “it is more blessed to give than to receive."

The Board of Directors of Heaven's Door

Dr. Katerina Rozakis Trani, Phd, LCSW, DAPA, BCIM, Integrative Medicine Psychotherapist. Board Certified Integrative Medicine. Certified Diplomate Psychotherapist. Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Natural Health Educator and Wellness Coach.

"My focus is on preventative medicines, lifestyle changes, integrative cancer support. I am a contributing writer on Health and Wellness. (GEV Magazine originally brought me on board to be their Wellness Diva Writer because of my Goddess work). As a formal model and cancer survivor I inspire women on how to live fearlessly and beautifully from the inside out. My philosophy is Eat, Move and Think Beautiful to be Beautiful from the inside out. I own Insight for Wellness Center "An Integrative Group Practice". You can include my website: 

Ruvi Calonsag-de Guzman is a member of Heaven's Door Board of Directors as Director of Health and Wellness. Ms. de Guzman is Regional Vice President of Arbonne International (US, Canada, Australia, UK) and a Health & Wellness, Swiss Skincare and Image Consultant as well as a Detox Cleanse Coach.
Carmen Milagro is a member of Heaven's Door Board of Directors and Head of Public Relations. Ms. Milagro is an entertainer, a lyricist, philanthropist, inventor, creator, writer, HEAD NUT & Founder of Peanut Butter & JAMMusic Sessions for Kids ( who now sits on the board of Performing Arts Workshop. Her recent corporate venture is taking the world (and soon TV) by storm: Borbon Body Scrub. Forty percent (40% ) of the profits of each pink lid jar is donated to Heaven's Door's cancer divas.
Adrea Brier, C.N.H.P, J.S.J.,  is a member of HDCF's Advisory Board as a Cancer Consultant. Ms. Brier has personally conquered breast cancer twice and melanoma once.  She is respected worldwide as a consultant, writer and speaker on "healthier approaches to conquering cancer". On her website,,  Ms. Brier is interviewed by well-known people in the integrative cancer world.  She believes, and has thrived to prove, that the body knows how to heal and be healthy when the "interferences" are removed.   Her passion and purpose are to support and empower those with cancer on multiple levels, so they can live long, happy, healthy lives. 
Sheila Ash is a member of  Heaven's Door Cancer Foundation's Advisory Board in events and social networking. Ms. Ash is a breast cancer survivor and owner of Noe's Nest Bed & Breakfast, A Victorian Hotel in San Francisco.

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