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Key Speakers

Disability Entrepreneurs Festival Key Speakers

To be part of the Festival follow our DLI Entrepreneurs facebook page.

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Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark, author of Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out, and executive education faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

View Dorie Clark’s Festival interview

https://dorieclark.com/

 

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The Triple Cripples

Triple Cripples: ‘Featured on the BBC, AJ+, Metro, Black Ballad, iNews and more, TRIPLE CRIPPLES was created by Kym Oliver & Jumoke ‘Jay’ Abdullahi. It is ground-breaking platform, created to increase visibility & highlight the narratives of Black & non-Black women, femmes and non-Binary POC, living with disabilities — whose stories would otherwise remain hidden from view.’

View the Triple Cripples Festival interview

https://www.facebook.com/TheTripleCripples/

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Simon Darcy

Prof Simon Darcy specialises in developing inclusive practices for marginalised groups at the UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney. He is widely published across disability service provision, employment  and currently holds an Australian Research Grant examining disability entrepreneurship and self-employment in Australia. Simon has a lived experience of disability as a person living with high-level spinal cord injury who uses a power wheelchair.

View Simon Darcy’s Festival interview

https://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school

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Adem Cifcioglu

Adem Cifcioglu | Co-Founder and Director of Accessible Technologies, Intopia.

Adem has worked with accessibility in organisations, on websites for companies ranging from not for profits to large corporates, and has provided accessibility advice and run accessible development workshops, as well as organizing community accessibility events in Melbourne. Adem organises the Melbourne Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meet-Up and is a co-organiser of the A11y Bytes Global Accessibility Awareness Day initiative, and the A11y Camp Conference.

View Adem Cifcioglu’s Festival interview

https://intopia.digital/

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Aviva Beecher Kelk

Aviva is one of the founders of Clickability.com.au, the first Australian disability services directory with customer ratings and reviews. Aviva is a social worker and is doing a PhD looking at what information needs to be out there to make the NDIS work.

View Aviva Beecher Kelk’s Festival interview

https://clickability.com.au/

To be part of the Festival follow our DLI Entrepreneurs facebook page.