This manual is based on Mobility International USA (MIUSA)’s unique model of international leadership training, the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD). WILD began in 1997 is an outcome of the Beijing UN Women’s Conference and is held in Eugene, Oregon, USA. The WILD program offers an effective model for empowering women with disabilities to be leaders across the globe.
The 220-page manual represents a culmination of MIUSA’s over 35 years of experience in the field of empowerment of women with disabilities. Reviewed and tested by women with disabilities in over 25 countries, it has been uniquely designed for replication of the WILD training in a variety of cultural contexts.
Women’s groups, NGOs, disabled peoples’ organizations and others are invited to collaborate with WILD alumni to conduct training programs that empower women with disabilities to achieve their leadership potential. The manual is available exculsively for participants of MIUSA's Women's Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD).
"We believe in the power of disabled women leaders and their ability to empower other disabled women and girls. The passion, power and energy of disabled women leaders will radiate change throughout the world.” Susan Sygall, CEO & Co-Founder, Mobility International USA
Loud, Proud and Passionate!: An innovative, rights-based facilitator's guide for leadership training of women with disabilities based on Mobility International USA's Women's Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD)
Authors: Susan Sygall, Susan Dunn and Cindy Lewis
Copyright: 2016 by Mobility International USA
A publication funded by the USAID-sponsored Leadership, Management and Governance (LMG) Project.