It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.
Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.
YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.
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
NEWLY LAUNCHED ACCESSIBLE SMART CITIES INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND AGING COMMUNITIES G3ict and World ENABLED leading the way with Microsoft support. WASHINGTON, DC (June 13, 2016) – G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, and World ENABLED announced today on the occasion of the 5th M-Enabling Summit that they are teeming up in the launch of a joint global Defining Accessible Smart Cities Initiative. The objective, over the coming year, is to increase awareness about the role that accessible technology must play in the …
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACCESSIBLE GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: ENHANCING PARTICIPATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN UN PROCESSES Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:15pm – 8:00pm United Nations Headquarters Conference Room 11 Organizer: Institute on Disability and Public Policy, American University Co-Sponsors: The Nippon Foundation, World Enabled, G3ICT, International Disability Alliance, and Disabled People’s International Accessible Remote Participation: http://tinyurl.com/accessible-global-governance Closed captions available once inside the virtual room. Live Webcasting: http://webtv.un.org Overview: With the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, an historic confluence of UN initiatives is underway opening up tremendous opportunities for the inclusion of disability-specific contributions …