Webinar: Young Leaders in Diabetes: Women as leaders of change

Last update: 09/03/2022

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According to the latest IDF estimates, 260 million women are living with diabetes. In addition, 21 million live births are affected by hyperglycaemia in pregnancy.

On March 8, 2022, IDF organised a webinar to mark International Women’s Day and the tenth anniversary of the IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes (YLD) programme. IDF brought together female advocates from the YLD programme to celebrate the role of women in the diabetes community and share the impact that the programme has had on their lives.

Speakers included:

  • Dr Sana Ajmal, YLD Alumni (Pakistan)
  • Ms Cajsa Lindberg, YLD Alumni (Sweden)
  • Ms Jyotsana Rangeen, YLD Trainee (India)
  • Ms Nurianne Arias, YLD Trainee (Aruba)
  • Ms Paula Chinchilla, YLD Mentor (Costa Rica)

Webinar agenda and speaker bios.

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