Traveling on an airplane with a wheelchair is incredibly inaccessible and impossible for the millions of people around the world who use a wheelchair. Many do not even fly because of bad experiences and stories they have heard from others. Wheelchairs get damaged constantly and even sent to the wrong airport and airlines spend millions every year repairing them. In this episode, Michele Erwin, President of All Wheels Up, joins the program to discuss the work that her organization is doing to make air travel more accessible.
Debra Ruh is joined by LaMondre Pough, Chief Sustainability Officer at Ruh Global Impact, as they discuss the power of creating a global community to celebrate and empower people in the disability community. You'll hear about Billion Strong, a global community that is combining the efforts of people all over the world, and changing the narrative about disability and disability inclusion.
Emily Golden, Master Certified Coach, Speaker and Career Performance Expert, joins the program to discuss her own disability journey, as well as raising a son with Tourette syndrome. Emily also talks about her new book "The New Golden Rule" and how you can close the gap between where you are and where you want to be, simply by putting yourself first.