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“Obstacles create Opportunities which bring out the strongest personalities and skill sets of individuals that you want and need to be a successful team. Empowering people to be able to maximise their contributions through authentic inclusion can be inspiring but not in the traditional or superficial sense. In this exciting webinar, Liz Johnson will mix a combination of her background and experience as a Paralympic athlete and her experiences now trying to normalise differences within workplaces to achieve meaningful employment. Focussing on making things “person centred” so that you can maximise both employee and organisation productivity and satisfaction.”
About Liz Johnson
Paralympic gold-medallist Liz Johnson spent the last 20 years winning accolades in the world of elite sport. She swept the Paralympics, World and European Championships and was selected as London 2012’s Paralympic Oath Taker. Beyond her sports career, Liz was struck by the UK’s massive disability gap which has stood at 30% for the past decade. To tackle this and the stigma around disability she co-founded The Ability People (TAP). TAP is a unique consultancy created to end disability discrimination in the workplace and close the disability employment gap. TAP is staffed entirely by people with disabilities and works with companies to help them become authentically inclusive. Liz is also a passionate disability rights campaigner and fronted a UN award-winning disability awareness campaign with the IPC. She is an Ambassador for the charity Panathlon Challenge and a patron of Dreamflight.