Co-Founder and Executive Director, THREE TO BE
|Topics: Charity & Humanitarian|
|Interview Date: June 5, 2012|
|Extraordinary Insights: "You should never underestimate the impact you can have in this world. Looking back to where we started, I would never have imagined we would be where we are today with THREE TO BE. It just goes to show you that you really can accomplish anything."|
Dana Florence is the mother of triplets Taylor, Cole and Brody, who are the inspiration behind THREE TO BE.
Before becoming a mother, Dana was a primary school teacher with a passion for helping children to reach their full potential. When her own three children were diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Dana’s unwavering tenacity and optimism for the discovery of treatments for neurological disorders moved her to become an advocate both for her children and all others living with neurological disorders in Canada and around the world. Dana is passionate about developing the foundation to advance research in this area. Dana co-founded THREE TO BE with her husband, Jared, and together they intend to make a difference in the lives of many children. Dana holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Education Degree from York University. She lives with her husband and three children in Toronto, Ontario.more...