Helena Nelson, Senior Community Engagement Officer, JDRF the type 1 diabetes charity

Helena began volunteering at JDRF the type 1 diabetes charity 6 years ago, she has worked within the organisation since, in several different roles. The last 3 years she has worked on the Community Engagement team, creating resources and holding events to support those affected by type 1 diabetes.

She has been instrumental in the development of a wide range of projects including the JDRF Schools Programme and events solely for adults with type 1 and works hard to ensure there is support available for people with type 1 at every stage of their lives.


  • KEY DATES
  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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