Our Heroes

Meet the Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassadors

Ambassadors and their families work hard to raise awareness for the Foundation’s mission of significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education and advocacy.  Each Ambassador graces the cover of our Be Beautiful Be Yourself gala invitation and writes his or her own personal story.

Read more about the Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassadors.


Meet the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award Recipients

Meet the inspiring people who have been awarded the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award for their commitment to improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. Read more about the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award Recipients.


Meet our International Spokespeople

In addition to Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassadors who happen to have Down syndrome, the Foundation enlists the help of International Spokespeople – celebrities who are personally vested in improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. Read more about our International Spokespeople.