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Nominations for the 2024 Disability Power 100 open

Nominations for the 2024 Disability Power 100 open

The wait is over, the 2024 Disability Power 100 Awards Nominations are open. The awards – fully owned by Shaw Trust and internationally respected – recognise the UK's most influential disabled individuals and organisations. They celebrate ambition, achievement and impact. For the finalists...

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Dr Shani Dhanda crowned Disability Power 100 winner

Dr Shani Dhanda crowned Disability Power 100 winner

Yesterday we held our annual #DisabilityPower100 event in Wembley. We were immensely pleased to be able to bring together the most influential disabled people and disability-led organisations in Britain. The event was attended by over 250 guests, and guests were also able to attend virtually via...

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Livestream announcement

Livestream announcement

Join us for the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 livestream. With less than one week to go we are delighted to announce we will be livestreaming the Disability Power 100. We’ve held off letting people know until today to ensure we had solutions for the technical issues that came up. But now we’re...

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Clare Gray 1969-2023

Clare Gray 1969-2023

Clare Gray, disability advocate and campaigner, died on Tuesday 3 October, following a short illness. Clare was hugely well regarded for her advocacy work and involvement in the Disability Power 100. The Disability Power 100 was the project of which she was most proud,...

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Food for Thought – when Victoria Jenkins met Orla McGrath

Food for Thought – when Victoria Jenkins met Orla McGrath

Food for Thought is a series of informative disability advocacy videos. In this video, Victoria Jenkins met Orla McGrath for a spot of lunch. Before the meal Victoria Jenkins is a garment technologist with 14 years’ experience in the fashion industry who became disabled in her 20s. She founded...

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