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It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story

It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.

Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.

It's About Ability! YES

It's About Ability! YES

YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.

Ability Summits

Ability Summits

WE worked with Open Hands to create lasting friendships through international exchange.

"Forward thinking"

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics

"World Enabled gives me a voice"

Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo

"Trailblazers"

Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University

"Bring ideas into action."

Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank

Partners

  • Australian Government
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Unicef
  • UNESCO
  • VSA International
  • Open Hands Initiative
  • Youtube
  • University of California Berkeley
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • National Disability and Arts Center
  • SVILC
  • YO Disabled and Proud
  • RI Global
  • Tisano
  • ATNetwork
  • It's Our Story
  • Google
  • Arab Human Rights Foundation
  • YWD Convening
  • International Year Of Youth
  • Australian AID
  • Rrlogo
  • The World Bank
  • Cambodian Disabled Persons
  • WAG Blue
  • WID
  • Cafepress

Featured Blog

Onward to 2017 – May It Be A Long And Rewarding Adventure

On a mystical early morning on January 7th shortly after sunrise, Dr. Victor Pineda sits at the edge of a boat and navigates the holy Ganges River.

On a mystical early morning on January 7th shortly after sunrise, Dr. Victor Pineda sits at the edge of a boat and navigates the holy Ganges River.

As we venture into the unknown and we face a year of uncertainty, I am reminded of the resolution needed to navigate turbulent waters. This poem which I dedicate to all our supporters which can serve as a reminder that although our time on this earth is short, our journeys should be long and full of adventure and discovery. Working with all our supporters and beneficiaries in these past few years has been the greatest privilege and honor. Together we expanded opportunities for persons with and without disabilities.   Ithaca …
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GAATES Welcomes Dr. Victor Pineda as President

Dr. Victor Pineda as the new GAATES President

Dr. Victor Pineda as the new GAATES President

The Board of Directors and Council of Trustees of the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) are pleased to announce Dr. Victor Pineda as the new GAATES President. Dr. Pineda previously held the position of 2nd Vice President, and GAATES is pleased to announce his Presidency at a time when GAATES is expanding its global community of members and practitioners in accessibility and Universal Design. As the leading international organization dedicated to the promotion of accessibility of the built, virtual and social environments, GAATES works to improve access …
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World Enabled started with a vision of empowering youth challenged by stigma, prejudice and abuse and give them a chance to realize their potential. Thanks to supporters like you, the girls, boys, women and men that benefit from our research and educational programs are making that vision a reality.

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