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Shelly Houser Teaches Professionals What Equality Looks Like for Disabled Persons

In Disabled, Empowerment, equality, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Advocate for disabled persons, Shelly Houser, was born without a hip and leg but hasn’t let that slow her down for a minute. A bundle of determination, Shelly’s life is a how-to guide for persons who fight the mental battle of “I cannot.” The proud mother of 3 has had case studies written about her pregnancies and now consults with …

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Divyanshi Mehta Works to Change Viewpoints on Women’s Rights

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Divyanshi Mehta is an analyst, speaker, and content developer who also serves as the State General Secretary for the National Youth Council in India. It is the latter that is giving her the platform for the very strong voice she uses to create impact for women. As she also sits on the Advisory Council of the Anti-Sexual Harassment National Council, …

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Debra Ruh Advocates for Persons with Disabilities

In Disabled, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Debra Ruh, Founder & CEO of Ruh Global IMPACT, has quite a personal story about why she is so passionate about making sure the conversation and spotlight on diversity include persons with disabilities. Those disabilities range from physical to mental issues – an area many might not have considered. Debra does, and she can give you numbers and tell you …

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Climate Change and Spoken Word Poetry with Aditi

In Africa Innovators and Influencers, Daughters Global, Fill Your Mind With Namara, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Climate change is a problem that our current world is facing and it needs to be solved, it involves global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases resulting in large-scale shifts in weather patterns. This is unhealthy for our planet, which is why people like Aditi Banerjee (UK) are very important. I interviewed Aditi and we talked about climate …

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Library Aid Africa Boosts Literacy in 10 Countries

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By Damilare Oyedele Library Aid Africa (formerly known as Library and You) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to revamp libraries in Africa to increase their societal impact. The organization focuses on access to information through pragmatic initiatives, which are designed to create awareness and resuscitate libraries in schools and communities. We operate from Nigeria, with partners and volunteer …