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Barbara Ritzen

Barbara Ritzen

Barbara was a lawyer and senior executive with the federal government until her retirement a few years ago. She is a leadership coach and mentor. Both Barb and Doug love spending time with their family (two children and their spouses) and are looking forward to the arrival of their first grandchild in 2021. Barbara is proud of the contributions made by Canadians to improve the lives of diabetics and is committed to helping Canadian researchers cross the finish line and find a cure to this terrible disease.



HEADing to 2022

About HEADing to 2022

HEADing to 2022 is a grass roots initiative focused on raising funds for Canadian researchers. We are partnered with, and a committee of, the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Canada, Inc.