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Themes: Assistive Technology, Culture and Participation

GDI Hub CIC's CEO Vicki Austin featured on the ELIEZ Inclusive Innovators podcast

GDI Hub is part of ELIEZ the UK’s most inclusive zone for accessible technology and disability-led innovation. The Zone is a collaboration between, UCL, Plexal, Here East, Global Disability Innovation Hub, Disability Rights UK, Capital Enterprise, Greater London Authority, Loughborough University, London College of Fashion, UAL, Hackney Council, Ford Mobility, Inclusion London, and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).

This episode features Vicki Austin and the story behind the creation of the GDI Hub. Previously Head of London 2012 Paralympic Legacy for the Mayor of London, Victoria has over 20 years experience of working on disability and social justice on major international projects.

About the Inclusive Innovators podcast

UCL’s Inclusive Innovators podcast, part of the East London Inclusive Enterprise Zone (ELIEZ) ELIEZ is an accessible, specially designed, community for entrepreneurs who are disabled or whose work focuses on accessibility. In this series, listeners will have an opportunity to hear from start-ups, design thinkers, entrepreneurs and partners that are part of the ELIEZ community. Each episode is hosted by Matt Pierri who founded Sociability, an app which helps disabled people find accessible spaces.

Listen to the podcast here.

Full transcript is available.