JDRF Annual Meeting
Tuesday June 4, 2013
Beckham Hall at Wesleyan University
The featured speaker at the event is Moira McCarthy Stanford
Moira McCarthy Stanford
Moira lives in Plymouth, MA and has been affiliated with the New England Chapter for more than 15 years. She is connected to type 1 diabetes through her 21-year-old daughter, Lauren Stanford, who was diagnosed at the age of 6.
Moira is a former national award-winning crime reporter and newspaper editor, and the author of the best-selling book, “The Everything Parents Guide to Diabetes.” She has recently completed a new book, “Raising Teens With Diabetes: A Parent Survival Guide,” which hits book stores in June of 2013.
Since Moira’s daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, she has been a dedicated volunteer for JDRF. She is currently a volunteer on the Online Diabetes Support Team. In the past, she has been chair of JDRF’s Children’s Congress 2005, national chair of JDRF Grassroots Advocacy, national chair of Outreach, chair of Annual Conference and president of the New England Chapter.
Join us in coming out to hear Moira speak about her experiences with type 1 diabetes, fundraising, and JDRF involvement. Please check our chapter website for more information about the Annual Meeting in the upcoming months.