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Beyond Type 1 was founded in 2015 by Nick Jonas, Juliet de Baubigny, Sarah Lucas + Sam Talbot. They are supported by a dedicated Leadership Council, a Scientific Advisory Council, a Global Ambassador Council, the in-office Team, and Lead Volunteers. Together, these groups work to build Beyond Type 1, and change the T1D landscape.

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Founders

Juliet de Baubigny


Juliet's son Nicolas was diagnosed with Type 1 in 2012 at the age of five. Juliet joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2001, and as a partner works with the firm's portfolio companies on areas of human capital. She has served on numerous national and international non-profit boards and campaigns, most notably Product (RED).

Nick Jonas


Nick was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of thirteen. The multi-platinum selling recording artist, talented actor and philanthropist continues to support charitable causes that are close to his heart while encouraging youth to follow their dreams in spite of their struggles. He has served as an advocate for a variety of important issues, including health and education for our youth, human rights and most notably diabetes.

Sam Talbot


Sam was diagnosed with Type 1 at the age of 12. A star in the culinary world, he has turned his love for food into an innovative career, opening several restaurants and participating in season 2 of Top Chef, where he was named "Fan Favorite." He serves as a role model to adults and children alike by applying his "all-natural" style of cooking to every recipe.

Sarah Lucas


Sarah's daughter Mary was diagnosed with Type 1 in 1998 at the age of seven. An event designer, writer and lifestyle expert with a passion for philanthropy, she has raised over $15 million for Type 1 charities over the past 15 years. She has served on the board of several Bay Area and national organizations focused on youth, health and education.  In addition to being a co-founder, Sarah serves as the CEO of Beyond Type 1.

Founding Friends

We are grateful to our Founding Friends whose generous support of operations has allowed Beyond Type 1 to build a powerful organization + global brand and become the fastest growing diabetes organization in the world.

 

Loren + Mike Gordon  |  Amy + John Griffin  |  Gisel + Omid Kordestan  |  Kate + Gregg Lemkau 

Leslie + William McMorrow  |  Jennifer + John Nordstrom  |  Otis Booth Foundation  |  Regina + John Scully

Leadership Council

Science Advisory Council

Global Ambassador Council

Family Council

Team