Advancing disability rights and leadership globally®

Impact

MIUSA advances the rights of people with disabilities in society through infiltration to achieve equitable opportunities through inclusion. We see international exchange or international development as a tool for improving the lives of people with disabilities globally.

Explore our impact in these thematic areas

Measuring the Impact of the Women's Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD)

500 Million

women with disabilities globally.
The majority live in developing countries.

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Total WILD participants

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Total WILD Women with Disabilities (WWDS) trained at grassroots level

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WILD countries represented

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International development orgs who make changes to programs, policies and practices to be more inclusive

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WILD participants receive new funding or in-kind support, drawing on resources acquired through WILD

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WILD participants published, interviewed or features in TV, radio, print and/or internet media

Explore our impact through alumni stories:

2,300 MIUSA Alumni all over the world!

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An Overview of Partnerships

Group of college students standing with man riding power wheelchair in front of a building in Croatia.

Teaching By Doing: Leading a Group of Students to Croatia

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The Professional’s Guide to Service Dogs

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The Professional’s Guide to Medications

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What Is Disability

This question may not be quite as straightforward as you think.

Global Stories through a Disability Lens

Group of college students standing with man riding power wheelchair in front of a building in Croatia.
Teaching By Doing: Leading a Group of Students to Croatia
Croatia
Fadi, outdoors and seated In his wheelchair, regards a life-size statue depicting President Franklin D. Roosevelt also seated in a wheelchair. Fadi wears a blue polo shirt and jeans.
A Mission Guided by the International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program
Americas
Doris wears a black shirt, and her glasses on her head. She wears a serious look and holds a cardboard sign with hand-painted red, white and blue letters with the phrase “El poder de la gente es mas fuerte que la gente en el poder”.
A Gilman Scholar Surveys Access for Deaf People in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Sara, a Latina woman with long black hair in a ponytail and glasses smiling at the camera; she wears a white short sleeve blouse and dangling earrings
Through the Youth Ambassadors Program, the Sky’s the Limit!
Americas

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