Give Back Economy

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Abilities Centre

Volunteer Success

Aleksandra Vasic

Aleksandra Vasic is the director of volunteerism at https://www.volunteersuccess.com/ , non-profit charity and social enterprise, matching volunteers with organizations seeking volunteers. They provide considerable support and Aleksandra can be checked out on linkedin for more information.

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Kello Inclusive

Katie MacMillan

Katie MacMillan is the co-founder and COO of a non-profit and social enterprise, https://www.kelloinclusive.org/

Kello Inclusive is a talent agency exclusively representing disabled and visibly different talent; because the beauty of disabilities, diversities.

An Exclusively Inclusive Talent Agency Representing Disabled & Neurodiverse Talent. The Cause. They are Canada's first inclusive talent agency.

Katie and her partner have a daughter, Kelty, who has cerebral palsy who became one of the first models for Kello. Kelty operates from a wheelchair and has done several photo shoots. They represent over 50 models.

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IDEA Project

Dr. Emile Tonga and Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz

Emile and Rebecca are leading a project with funding and time to research and action tools and topics with a wide variety of stakeholders, addressing disabilities. They have provided several sources in the interview and will in the near futures have a separate web site for the project.

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Meghan Hines

RBC

Meghan Hines is a Senior Manager, Portfolio Management & Strategy Integration in the Human Resources Division of the Royal Bank of Canada. She has a ventilator, a wheelchair, a service dog and will be married in 2023.

She does so much more as a sports person and has travelled to many countries.

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The War Amps

Bob Maguire

Bob Maguire is a 5 year employee with https://waramps.ca/ which was started in 1918 by war amputees. He is educated and passionate about what he does. In particular he is proud of the https://www.waramps.ca/pdf/english-site/media/news-releases/champ-40th-media-sheet-eng.pdf

CHAMP program for children who have disabilities.

Bob has prosthesis to support his arm and it allows him to play golf.

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Kosta Pachneris

music-matters.club.com

While having cerebral palsy Kosta Pachneris has moved forward with his education and love of music in spite of his cerebral palsy. he has role with https://music-matters.club/ where they teach, learn, have fun and perform. He is really well supported by a loving mother.

Kosta was student at Seneca College in Toronto and Peter Miller taught one of his courses.

He wants to have his own studio in th future

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Nagyoti Bollapragada

Nagjyoti Bellapragada is a consultant, writer, educator and advocaat in India where she gives back to community in many ways.

For more information contact her at [email protected]

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Nagjyoti Bollappogsdg

Nagjyoti Bollappogada id a consultant, writer, presenter, educator in India, a country which also takes action for people with a disability.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

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Ice Owls

Wayne St. Denis

Wayne St. Denis is the president and manager of http://iceowls.ca/ , a visually impaired and blind hocket players group of female and male players. He talks about how the sport has grown nationally and internationally and includes a youth group of players.

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The Able Channel

Brian McCourt

Bruan McCourt is a founder and CEO of https://theablechannel.com/. Check out their vimeo videos. They recently release a show "Together We are Able" which provides examples of disabled business successes as told by the founders.

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2019