Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

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Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

  1. Global Opportunities<br />for Entrepreneurs<br />with Disabilities<br />US BLN Conference<br />September 21, 2010<br />
  2. Rob Crawford<br />CEO<br />Life Development Institute<br />Glendale, AZ<br />
  3. We had an idea… <br />
  4. A forgivable reaction<br />to taking on this <br />kind of risk <br />would be to ask…<br />
  5. Are<br />you<br />!!??<br />
  6. Are<br />you<br />!!??<br />* Acceptable substitute: You are*<br />
  7. The Hummingbird Logo<br />
  8. Who are the <br />people<br />behind the<br />Global Network?<br />
  9. What can the Network <br />do to help develop <br />successful businesses<br />run by people with disabilities?<br />
  10. How do we<br />get the word<br />out?<br />
  11. I’m thinkin<br />new technology<br />How do we<br />get the word<br />out?<br />
  12. Starting to light up the world<br />
  13. John Little<br />Founder & Principal<br />Sydney, Australia<br />
  14. It's not that we <br />didn’t take risks....<br />
  15. or that we started out with nothing...<br />
  16. Our motivation was not the same as others <br />who have succeeded in business...<br />
  17. Our motivation<br /> comes from<br /> a different place...<br />Photo courtesy of Leonard Cheshire International<br />
  18. For different <br />reasons.....<br />Photo courtesy of Global Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities<br />
  19. For <br />different <br />reasons....<br />Photo courtesy of global Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities<br />
  20. For<br />different <br />reasons....<br />
  21. We are looking ahead and for others<br />
  22. Debra Ruh<br />CEO & Founder<br />Rockville, MD<br />
  23. Global emergency needing <br />-collective <br />-urgent <br />-attention<br />
  24. ICT Accessibility gap and EwD<br />
  25. Top 3 Global Opportunities<br />for Entrepreneurs <br />with Disabilities<br />to set up new businesses<br />
  26. #1 Staffing for PwD<br />
  27. #2 Technology Services <br />
  28. #3 B2B, NGO & Government<br />consulting services<br />
  29. Website: www.entrepreneurswithdisabilities.org<br />Twitter: http://twitter.com/GlobalEWD<br />Contact: John Little or Rob Crawford- info@gned.org<br />All photos courtesy of Microsoft clip art except where noted<br />

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