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06 August 2020
13:00 BST / 08:00 EST
Free

Disability, Stigma & the role of Innovation - Disability Innovation Live

Designed to spark conversation and debate; panellists will provide an overview of their work followed by a wider discussion on the topic.

The second of the GDI Hub's new digital event series took place on Thursday 6th August exploring;

The role of stigma in preventing disability inclusion, and what enables it to be overcome, focused on innovative and creative methods.

Speakers

Colour Image of Vicky Austin
Vicki Austin
Global Disability Innovation Hub - Culture, Paralympic legacy & how innovation can change mindsets
Black and white headshot of Mark Carew

Mark Carew

Leonard Cheshire - Stigma research incorporating the perspectives of persons with disabilities & disability inclusive research processes
Headshot of Anastasia Mirzoyants

Anastasia Mirzoyants

Shujaaz - Kenyan youth & the perception of people with disabilities
Colour profile image of Dr Giulia Barbareschi
Giulia Barbareschi
GDI Hub & UCL - Assistive technology, identity & the role of innovation

Transcript and recording

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Disability Innovation Live

Sharing knowledge and experiences in disability innovation, GDI Hub's new Disability Innovation Live is a space for questions, ideas and reflections - we'll be telling the stories behind the innovations, the people behind the products and the pathways to success.

Disability Innovation Live will feature global experts and invited guests. Each month will focus on a different topic or theme. The series will be suitable for all levels of experience - from those working in disability innovation to people just beginning to explore this area.