Stevens_W GrantPlastic Surgery Practice editorial advisory board member Grant Stevens, MD, is the winner of the Just Like My Child Foundation’s (JLMC) Humanitarian Award.

Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon and founder/medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, Calif, has supported JLMC since 2006. This organization works to empower vulnerable East African adolescent girls to create healthy, self-sustaining families who prosper without further aid. In particular, the Foundation’s Girl Power Project provides life skills and mentoring training for at-risk adolescents.

“I am thrilled to be supporting such a groundbreaking cause as the Just Like My Child Foundation’s Girl Power Project®. This program teaches girls how to avoid early pregnancy, marriage and disease, stay in school and become financially independent so they can create healthy, self-sustaining families that prosper without further aid,” says Stevens, in a news release.