Inclusive Innovators - Liz Johnson, Paralympian & Co-founder of The Ability People

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Welcome to UCL’s Inclusive Innovators podcast, part of the East London Inclusive Enterprise Zone (ELIEZ) ELIEZ is an accessible, specially designed, community for entrepreneurs who are disabled or whose work focuses on accessibility. In this series, listeners will have an opportunity to hear from start-ups, design thinkers, entrepreneurs and partners that are part of the ELIEZ community. Each episode is hosted by Matt Pierri who founded Sociability, an app which helps disabled people find accessible spaces In this episode, we speak with The Ability People’s Managing Director and Paralympian Liz Johnson. Liz leads the team and represents us with corporate partners, outlining and embodying the values that make our organisation unique: Liz has earned success as a Paralympian, media commentator, public speaker, athlete mentor and community ambassador. During her swimming career, she won medals at three Paralympics, achieving Gold in Beijing, Silver in Athens and Bronze in London. She has also been a World and European champion on multiple occasions. Transcript: http://bit.ly/3pSe8vZ More information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/inclusive-enterprise-zone/

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