Duana Taha, Fundraising Committee Answering TTP Foundation, is a screenwriter whose television credits include Degrassi and Lost Girl. Prior to her scripted work Duana was a producer at CTV on eTalk and countless live programs including the TONY Awards, JUNO Awards, and many other red carpets. She's thrilled to bring her experience in this area to the Chance & Change Committee. Duana also writes for laineygossip.com and spends her free time with her dog, Libby, and planning her upcoming wedding to the wonderful Michael Kerr, who was happy to write this bio for her.
Dianna Martin, Medical Intelligence Chair Answering TTP Foundation, was diagnosed with TTP in May 2010. She currently works as a research fellow at The Hospital for Sick Children studying genetics in disease. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2001 and earned a PhD in Biochemistry and Medical Genetics from the University of Manitoba in 2008. She is also a volunteer on the Hemophilia Society’s Blood Safety Committee and a member of several professional societies including the American Society of Medical Genetics.
Sydney Kodatsky, Executive Director Answering TTP Foundation, was originally diagnosed with TTP in September 2008. Since that time she has persevered through three additional relapses and garnered support for this orphaned condition along the way. She is a senior manager for the Unilock Group of Companies and works out of the corporate office in Toronto . Sydney graduated from Queen’s University Engineering in 2003, and in 2008 she successfully completed her MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Sydney received a Volunteer award from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto for her outstanding dedication and service.