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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

G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Toolkit for Building Accessible and Inclusive Cities

G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Toolkit for Building Accessible and Inclusive Cities

G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Toolkit for Building Accessible and Inclusive Cities

New York City – May 3, 2017 – Today, aligned with the Smart Cities NYC 2017, G3ict and World Enabled launched the Smart Cities for All toolkit to help city leaders, urban planners, and technology companies design accessible and inclusive Smart Cities for all citizens. The toolkit, a result of the Smart Cities for All initiative led by G3ict and World Enabled and supported by Microsoft, will help cities implement Smart Cities programs and services that engage all citizens across a broad range of areas, including emergency response, employment, public …
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Smart Cities For All Toolkit Paves The Way To Digital Accessibility In Cities

Mr. James Thurston and Dr. Victor Pineda in discussion with the city leaders about Smart Cities that includes person's with disabilities.

Mr. James Thurston and Dr. Victor Pineda in discussion with the city leaders about Smart Cities that includes person's with disabilities.

By, Dr. Victor Santiago Pineda   City leaders, IT managers, and entrepreneurs that embrace Smart City solutions care about ICT, not for its own sake, but instead for the ways these solutions can help governments, communities, and enterprises achieve better results. That was the message I kept hearing during a series of roundtables I facilitated with my colleague James Thurston of G3ict. Whatever these specific objectives of a city may be, it was clear that they would fall short if they systematically fail to include large segments of a city’s …
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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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