May Cure Champion


Stefany Shaheen will be presenting the keynote address at the Breakthrough T1D Greater New England Chapter’s TypeOneNation Summit Manchester on Saturday, May 4, 2024 at the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute. 

Shaheen is an advocate, entrepreneur, and business leader. As Chief Strategy Officer for ARMI | BioFabUSA, Shaheen is working to realize the promise of biomanufacturing to deliver life-changing therapies for the world’s most costly chronic diseases, including the manufacture of insulin-responsive beta cells for diabetes. She co-founded Good Measures, a company harnessing the power of food as medicine. Good Measures was awarded a suite of patents by the U.S Patent Office and Shaheen is a named inventor. She was inspired to launch Good Measures following her eldest daughter’s diagnosis with type 1 diabetes.

Shaheen has dedicated herself to making life better for people living with diabetes. She authored The New York Times bestseller, “Elle & Coach,” about the experience of parenting a child with type 1 diabetes. This also led Shaheen to join the Board of Trustees for Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s preeminent diabetes research, clinical care, and education organization. She was the 2011 National Chair of the Breakthrough T1D’s Children’s Congress, served on the Advocacy Committee of the International Board, and is currently a member of the Greater New England Chapter Community Board.

Shaheen served on the Portsmouth New Hampshire City Council and as Chair of the Police Commission. New Hampshire Governor Lynch appointed her, and she became Chair of the State’s Commission on the Status of Women.

A graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Shaheen was also a Division I Scholarship Athlete. Shaheen and her husband live in Portsmouth, New Hampshire where they raised four children.



Pre-registration is required for the Breakthrough T1D TypeOneNation Summit Manchester by Thursday, May 2, 2024 at noon EDT. To register, please visit