Sana Ajmal

Meethi Zindagi, Rawalpindi, Pakistan; National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan
Sana Ajmal was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 15 and has been living with it for over 19 years. Having a passion for diabetes advocacy, she joined IDF's Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme in 2011 and served as the Vice President and the President-Elect. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Meethi Zindagi, an organization working to promote awareness, education and psycho-social needs of the diabetes community. Meethi Zindagi advocates for comprehensive people-centered care. Sana is a mother of two boys, and also teaches in an engineering university in Pakistan. Living in a semi-conservative culture, and working with local and international diabetes community, she has in-depth knowledge of how diabetes-related stigma affects the lives of young women of the developing world.

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