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Posts by Vicki Mackie

Survivor, Metastatic Breast Cancer

Vicki Mackie is the Founder and Executive Director of Sites and Insights, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit certified in 2016. The organization offers Mindful Therapeutic Art Programs free to cancer patients/survivors and caregivers.

Vicki is a cancer survivor, author, speaker and entrepreneur. Her education and background in business management, the healthcare field, professional photographer and artist with certifications in various Healing Arts, Palliative Care Healing Arts and other complementary therapies. She is the recipient of the 2018 Women Making a Difference award, the Local, Regional and National Service To Mankind Awards from the Sertoma Organization 2018-2020 and was given the Outstanding Innovative Project Award 2019 from the Colorado Cancer Coalition. She has been recognized by CBS local news, Centennial Colorado Community Spotlight and the Pueblo Chieftain Newspaper. While going through treatments she found her ‘Intentional Art’ to be paramount in her own healing through cancer. As a result, she developed a curriculum proven to help emotional healing through the traumatic and life altering experience of cancer.

My Perfect Storm

by Vicki Mackie April 12, 2021

Finally, after a long career in the corporate world, as the only female in my industry and cracking some glass ceilings; my dream of semi-retiring came to fruition.  My finances were in good shape, my Colorado home paid off early and my kids were graduated and on their way in life.