TeenSmart International’s (TSI) co-founder,  Cathy  Strachan Lindenberg, was honored with a 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award by Yale University’s School of Nursing (YSN). 

This recognition celebrates Cathy’s pivotal role in the creation of JovenSalud.net and its profound impact on the health and well-being of over 150,000 teenagers from 20 countries. Recipients of the YSN Award have demonstrated achievement or distinction in their career, in their contributions to their communities, or to the Yale School of Nursing.   

Today, we are celebrating this honor with all of you, TeenSmart’s friends & family! Cathy has been a mentor, an influencer, a teacher, a guide, and a thought partner for many of us. 

Join us in celebrating big today! 

If you want to donate in  Cathy’s honor, you can include a message in your contribution. We will ensure she receives it!  

Those who know  Cathy  are aware of her four- decades unwavering commitment to nursing and public health. Under Cathy’s guidance, JovenSalud Alliance was built in 2010 and TeenSmart has evolved seeking to reach 1 million teens by the end of the decade with JovenSalud’s free health promotion, coaching, education for Spanish-speaking teens 10-24 years old!  

JovenSalud has been awarded for its work by PAHO/WHO, MIT-Solve, Inter-American Development Bank, Viva Idea and Carlos Slim Foundation.

And if you want to leave an even deeper legacy, add your pledge of support to TeenSmart’s Legacy Giving Program. 

Only with your support can we enhance the health of thousands more teens! 💞