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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

Smart Cities & Digital Inclusion

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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 …
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Creating Pathways to Accessible Global Governance

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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 …
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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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