Debra is joined by her producer, Doug Foresta, and Richard Streitz, COO of Ruh Global Communications, as they discuss the increasing number of people who are aging in place in their homes, and the connection to the disability conversation. Discover how technology is changing the way that people age, and how other cultures and countries are finding innovative solutions to help people stay in their home as long as possible.
LaMondre Pough shares his story of living with spinal muscular atrophy and succeeding and thriving despite doctors saying that he would not live to be 5 years old. Lamondre shares advice and inspiration for overcoming obstacles and living life to the fullest.
David Pérez, Chief Global Strategist at Ruh Global Communications, discusses his perspective on disability and inclusion growing up in Costa Rica. David also shares his experience of being diagnosed with ADHD and how he has been able to thrive and earn a masters degree in Diplomacy.
Malcom Glenn, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Uber, joins the program to discuss the efforts that Uber is making in terms of diversity and disability inclusion. Malcom discusses diversity and inclusion both in terms of the culture of Uber and their hiring practices, as well as the ways in which they are working on making their platform as accessible as possible to persons with disabilities, and the implications for the future of transportation and car ownership.