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Honoring Women Leaders with Disabilities

MIUSA’s Loud, Proud & Passionate!® mural celebrates disabled women activists globally.  

Mobility International USA, empowering people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development. 

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Video: Breaking Down Barriers, Reducing Risks

WILD alumna, Jenny Chinchilla from El Salvador, presented her award-winning documentary at the United Nations Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Uruguay.

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A Momentous Step in Armenia’s Independent Living Movement

As a result of the partnership between MIUSA and two Armenian organizations (led by MIUSA alumni!), the disability-led independent living movement in Armenia is growing.

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Consulting Disabled Women Leaders

MIUSA has identified local disabled women in Kenya, Nigeria, Malawi, and Zambia to serve as consultants on Gender, Disability Inclusion and Access for inclusive COVID recovery & response.

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Young Leaders Challenge Themselves

At the MIUSA Preparatory Workshop, 23 exchange students from around the world had the opportunity to explore: What can I expect as a student with a disability in my U.S. school?

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A Disability Day Message to Global Disabled Activists: Invest in Your Leadership through International Exchange!

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NCDE Announces the 2023 Access to Exchange Summit

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