Fred Hollows Foundation & International Diabetes Federation launch

On November 29, Susan Alberti spoke at the launch of an alliance between the International Diabetes Federation and Fred Hollows Foundation to tackle diabetic retinopathy globally. Sue’s only daughter Danielle lost the sight in her right eye due to the complications of type 1 diabetes. The global initiative was launched on the eve of the … Continued

Glengala Primary School graduation night

On November 28 Susan Alberti attended Glengala Primary School’s ‘Class of 2013’ graduation evening at the Sunshine West school. Since 2008 Sue has funded scholarships for academic excellence and citizenship for two grade six students. The bursary is used by the families of the successful student to assist with the cost of education including books, … Continued

Susan Alberti honoured with coveted Research Australia philanthropy award

On the evening of November 13 Susan Alberti was delighted to receive the 2013 Research Australia Macquarie Group Foundation Great Australian Philanthropy Award. Sue joined an illustrious list of previous winners, including Harold Mitchell, Clive Berghofer and the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. The award recognises Sue’s long and outstanding contribution as a philanthropist, particularly in the … Continued

Address to the Rotary Club of Kew

On October 3 Sue Alberti was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kew’s monthly meeting, sharing with the group her story, including her career, passion for medical research and finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes, as well as reflections at the conclusion of another season of football.

Koo Wee Rup Masonic Lodge visit

On September 26 Sue Alberti was special guest of the Koo Wee Rup Masonic Lodge. Sue enjoyed the hospitality of the Masons and shared with them her lifelong love of football, her passion for medical research and her life story.

Statement from Dr Susan Alberti AO

On September 16 Dr Susan Alberti AO ended her 30 year involvement with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. To read her full statement please click here. Sue will continue work tirelessly to champion medical research, including Type 1 diabetes through the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation.

Athenaeum Club dinner

On August 30, Sue Alberti was special guest of the Athenaeum Club’s Annual ‘Fathers and Daughters” Dinner held at the Collins St institution. The evening was an outstanding success with more than 300 guests attending, listening to Sue’s story and an extended question and answer session, which rounded out a very special evening for the … Continued

Maccabi Victoria breakfast

On August 28 Susan Alberti was guest speaker at the Maccabi Victoria’s Women’s Health and Wellbeing Breakfast talking  about respect, responsibility and making a difference. Sue congratulated the organisation on the hard work they do to promote sport and a healthy lifestyle amongst the 24 sporting and recreational clubs and more than 11,000 members, supporters, … Continued

Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation 2013 Ball

From the bottom of my heart I want to thank you for the support received on Saturday night for my 28th Signature Ball. The generosity of the guests was amazing and we have once again raised a significant sum of money toward medical research. All proceeds will be finalised in the coming days and funds … Continued

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