Sara Minkara is the founder of Empowerment Through Integration (ETI), a global nonprofit committed to building a more inclusive society. People with disabilities are the largest marginalized group in the world, and Sara believes, together, we can change that.
“Disability rights is the next movement, in the sense that it’s part of all other existent movements.”
People with disabilities make up 15 percent of the world’s population, but too often they are seen as unequal and not a valuable asset to society.
Rather than seeing people with disabilities as a burden, basically the charity perspective, Sara believes we can change the narrative and unlock the potential of people with disabilities to benefit everyone.
Interested in learning more about how to center people with disabilities in your work? Check out these helpful resources from our grantees.
- Explore this resource page from the International Disability Alliance with handbooks and technical papers on international laws
- Learn about Best Practices for Employment from the National Organization on Disability.
- Listen to Disability Rights are Civil Rights, a podcast from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
- Hire Sara Minkara for a speaking engagement or for an inclusion training. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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