Putting disability and leadership in the same sentence

When disability advocate and entrepreneur, Christina Ryan, realised workplace programs helping people with disability into leadership roles were non-existent, she got angry. And then she started the Disability Leadership Institute, an enterprise that coaches, trains and supports people with disability into decision making and leadership roles.

With over 20 years experience and countless senior roles in sectors across the board, Ryan is as qualified as anyone to lead an organisation. But as soon as she enters a workplace with people she hasn’t met before, she notices the stark difference in the way she’s treated.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Employment

Author:
Maggie Coggan

Source:
Pro Bono Australia

Date published:
Mon 3rd Dec, 2018