CEO (ON LEAVE) Sarah Lucas


CEO (on leave) + CO-FOUNDER

Sarah’s daughter Mary was diagnosed with Type 1 in 1998 at the tender age of 7, igniting a passion for education, advocacy and supporting research for a cure. It was this passion, and a desire to help people live well today, that led her to co-found Beyond Type 1 in 2015 with Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas and Sam Talbot. Sarah serves as the CEO and leads the small but mighty team building the world’s most dynamic and impactful diabetes organization, though is on leave as of October 2018. Prior to Beyond Type 1, Sarah was a celebrated event designer, writer and lifestyle expert and the creative force behind two Bay Area event + production firms. A passionate and life-long philanthropist, she has raised over $15 million for Bay Area charities and served on the board of several California and national organizations focused on youth, health and education. When she’s not fighting to make the world a better place, you will find her hanging out with her awesome family, practicing yoga, and exploring the world – frequently on her bicycle.