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Becoming an aspiring young leader

Harriet Munkombwe is a 9-year-old disabled school girl from Zambia. Thanks to support from our inclusive education project, she is now aspiring to become a young leader.

There’s a clear route to accessible rail

Stephen Brookes MBE is the Disability Champion for Rail Sector at the Department for Work and Pensions and Cabinet Office Disability Unit. He tells us about his travel experience and what changes need to happen to make transport more accessible.

Change 100 has shown me what my standards should be

Amy Bajwa studied Liberal Arts at King’s College London. She took part in our Change 100 scheme in 2019, with an internship as a Digital Marketing Assistant at digital agency Fat Beehive.

I've gained so much confidence from Change 100

Ray is a History and Politics student at the University of Cambridge. They recently completed an internship at the National Lottery Heritage Fund, where they worked as a Campaign Project Officer as part of our Change 100 Programme.

Change 100 taught me to be open about my disability

Matthew took part in our Change 100 internship scheme in 2018, with a placement at online payments company Paysafe. He graduated from the University of Greenwich with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is now working as a junior data analyst at...

I'd recommend anyone to apply to Change 100

Dan took part in the Change 100 programme in 2019, where he worked in quality assurance at BMW. He graduated from UCL with a masters in Natural Science and is now working towards a PhD in cancer research at Imperial College London.

Why I love volunteering

Isaac tells us about his experience of volunteering at one of our services and how he has supported disabled people to stay connected this Christmas.

Accessible activities at Hill House

As we come to the end of 2020, Dave Hursthouse, Assistive Technology Project Manager, reflects on the impact of accessible activities at Hill House over the last year.