Vice-Secretary: Mrs Nadine de Klerk
Nadine was diagnosed with Turner Syndrome in 2009 at the age of 16. In 2014 she established a ‘Turners Syndrome SA’ Facebook support group which has since grown and morphed into a very active What’s App group.
After completing a course on gender and identity as part of her Masters degree, Nadine identified a gap in Turner syndrome research, and made it her mission to contribute academically and to help educate and connect with others affected.’
She is currently undertaking a Masters’ degree in Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand with a focus on Turner Syndrome.
Nadine has the passion and drive to complement the Genetic Alliance SA board considers it a privilege to be a part of a team making such a difference in South Africa.