Andrew Young is the Vice President, Programs, Services and Product Development for Diabetes Canada. Andrew leads several teams that work to support the mission of the Diabetes Canada through education, information and support programs, among them an expo and webinar series and the Food Skills for Families program.
Andrew has also worked extensively in roles that support youth development, including his current position leading the strategy for the Diabetes Canada’s national D-Camps program. The D-Camps program provides camp experiences for children and youth living with type 1 diabetes across Canada. He is a leader in organizational strategy and partnership development in the organization.
Andrew’s background includes working on programs for young people, such as those to help young offenders and to support gang prevention strategies. He also has a long history of working with camp programs, both as a member of several boards and as an employee. Andrew believes strongly in ending inequities and has channeled this passion into ensuring that people living with diabetes are treated fairly and given the supports they need to live healthy and successful lives.
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University of Guelph: H.B.A., Sociology 2002
- Diabetes Camping Association : Past Board Member
- High Park Nature Centre : Past Board Member
- Crest Swim Club : Board President