My greatest challenge is… by : Becky C. - Plymouth, MA on 30 Jun 2021 (30950) - PBS American Portrait
My greatest challenge is choosing to advocate for global disability inclusion on a daily basis. I have dwarfism and I proudly identify with the disability community. As a public speaker and disability advocate, my life’s mission is to change society’s perception of people with disabilities. People with disabilities have historically been portrayed negatively in the media and that influences how society thinks to treat us. More specifically, most people have not seen a person with dwarfism in…
Episode 9: Becky Kekula from Disability:IN
Becky Kekula is a social change advocate, dynamic public speaker, and driving force behind the Disability Equality Index (DEI) from Disability:IN. A lifelong advocate for the rights and representation of people living with disabilities, Becky has covered many miles, touched many hearts, and has made a real impact on how people with disabilities are treated in the workplace. Becky joined Cause & Purpose to share her lived experiences, and talk about some of her struggles, successes, and…
TEDxUWMilwaukee Hosts Virtual Conference Series
TEDxUWMilwaukee hosts their first-ever Virtual Conference Series, with the first event on Saturday focusing on fear and the virtual conference’s theme of “Our City, Our Story.”
Raising awareness of accessibility in May, and all year round
Amazon celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Month with a Q&A with Charli Riggle (she/her), who helped create the event five years ago.
Not all sibling relationships are the same. Some have constant battles. Many love like no other. There are some siblings who aren’t close at all and others who just can’t get enough of each other. …
Little people want parity on screen as well as off - iPondr
Yes, actors of short stature are more visible than ever. But the roles they’re offered are still often cartoonish, if not demeaning and offensive. Change, however, is emerging.