We are honored to announce the election of six outstanding new members to the organization’s Board of Directors: Jack Diaz, Adam Kaufman, Melissa Lee, Anne Peters, Lorraine Sisto and Juan Carlos Turriza, bringing up to 14 the number of Directors:
* Jack Diaz: a Venezuelan-born international innovation leader in Consumer Goods, specialized in Marketing and Market Research.
* Adam Kaufman, Ph.D.: a Health Economist, currently serving as General Manager for dLife Healthcare Solutions.
* Melissa Lee: a blogger, teacher, diabetes advocate, and Lead Admin on TuDiabetes, living with type 1 diabetes.
* Dr. Anne Peters: Director, Clinical Diabetes Programs and Professor at Keck School of Medicine, USC.
* Lorraine Sisto: a mother of a child with type 1 diabetes, diabetes advocate and long-time admin on TuDiabetes.
* Juan Carlos Turriza: an entrepreneur from Mexico and long-time admin on EsTuDiabetes, living with type 2 diabetes.
Here’s what some of them had to say about joining the Board of Directors of Diabetes Hands Foundation:
Adam Kaufman: “I am honored to join the Diabetes Hand Foundation’s team as a Board Member. I am truly passionate about enabling and supporting people with diabetes and obviously the Diabetes Hand Foundation has that at the heart of its mission – but more than aspire, this is a group that achieves real impact in the lives of people with diabetes.”
Melissa Lee: “I admire how the Diabetes Hands Foundation sets achievable goals toward its mission and how it encourages creative and grassroots involvement through its projects to empower people touched by diabetes. I am delighted to be a part of its future and hope to draw from my experience in its online community to help further the vision of the organization – that no one with diabetes feel alone.”
Anne Peters: “There are many people interested in making a difference in the lives of people with diabetes but in my (many) years in the field I have seen far more promises than successes. The Diabetes Hands Foundation has somehow found a way to make a difference. I join the board in part because of what has been accomplished but as importantly because of the potential to work together to do so much more.”
Lorraine Sisto: “The Diabetes Hand Foundation’s online community, TuDiabetes.org, has always provided me support, information and friendship in a safe and welcoming environment. I consider it a privilege to become a more active member of this esteemed organization, founded by people whom I greatly respect, that connects and empowers so many.”
Meet the rest of the Board of Directors at Diabetes Hands Foundation, some of whom are pictured in the image above.
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