Ambassador FAQs

Why become an Ambassador?


1. Act as a local host for your Circle


2. Raise awareness in your local area


3. Facilitate a support network of people following the Overcoming MS Program


4. Give back to the MS community


5. Inspire others

How do I apply to become an Ambassador?

You can apply to become an ambassador by completing this form here.


Then you will be contacted by a member of the Community Engagement team to discuss your application and answer any questions you may have.

How much time do I need to commit to being an Ambassador?

The great thing about being part of the Ambassador program is that it’s very flexible. Our Ambassadors can arrange weekly, bi-weekly or monthly meetings with their Circle either online or in person. It is entirely your choice and you can run your Circle group in whatever way you feel is best. Overcoming MS are on hand to provide whatever support you may need to organise your group.

Meet some of our Ambassadors

Lisa Ortiz

Lisa is our Overcoming MS Ambassador based in New York, USA. She is a social media influencer and has been in medical administration for six years.

" goal was to reach out to people who needed that education or even someone to talk to. I wanted to be there. When I realized I could do this within the Overcoming MS community I knew it was something I wanted to be a part of."

Tessa Jane

Find out more about Tessa, our South Devon Ambassador, as she shares her journey from diagnosis to becoming an Ambassador.

"I like being able to make a difference to people's lives, faster and quicker than my own experience and I am enjoying a sense of purpose and support."

Hayley Rogers

Check out our Q&A with one of our 101 Ambassadors with greetings from Honolulu, Hawaii. Hayley is an editor who works from home.

‘Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.'

Linda Boueke

Find out more about Linda, one of our Overcoming MS Ambassadors in Germany, as she shares her experience and some of her favourite recipes and quotes.

"I felt so lucky, and somehow singled out, to know this life-changing program as it has done so much for me while dealing with this difficult diagnosis. From that day, I wanted every newly diagnosed person with MS to know that Overcoming MS exists..."

Connect with others & find support


What is an Overcoming MS Ambassador?

Ambassadors are people with MS who have real life experience following the Overcoming MS program. They are there to guide others following the Overcoming MS Program, acting as local hosts to facilitate meaningful connections for people with MS.

Jane Marie Story of Hope

Inspiring stories from our community

Every person following the Overcoming MS Program carries with them their own, unique story of hope. In sharing this with the world, they hope to show others, by their own example, that living well with MS is possible.

Overcoming MS circle

Find your nearest Overcoming MS Circle

We are continuously establishing new Overcoming MS Circles in cities around the world. Joining a Circle enables you to share your journey with others, find support and take the next step in overcoming MS and living a fuller, healthier life.

Circle Meet-up

"The confidence and connectivity I have gained from my Circle has been invaluable."

Living with MS can be difficult at times. Whether you're new to the program or have been following it for a while.