Watch the full video from two days of inspirational speeches:
Disability Awareness Consultant
"Turning My Cripple Identity Into Creativity"
“We often overlook disability, or we put disability into projects as an afterthought, because we want to be inclusive.”
Founder, The Disabled List
"Design with Disability"
“My experience of inclusive design is one where my disabled peers and myself are excluded from the design process.”
Creative Director, Google Creative Lab Sydney
"Normality is Stupid: How to Incubate Inclusion, Innovation & Creativity"
“Inclusion’s not a new idea but it’s always really weird that we spend a lot of time asking people to think outside the box, and very little time hiring people who are already outside the box.”
Founder, The Unmistakables
“When people care, and they’re woke, they will spend time giving you feedback.”
PR Consultant, Jefferson Darrell & Associates
“I don’t see people who look like me at all, not just in PR, but across most of the agency worlds.”
EVP Communications, The ALS Association; and Francesca Shaw, Research Linguist, Lyrebird
“We’re trying to provide a platform for people to use their voices that hasn’t existed before..”
Executive Creative Director, and Hope Farley, Executive Producer, at Adolescent
"Gen Z Prodigy Storytellers: Learning from Inexperience and Diversity"
“Young creators have powerful ideas and their peers care about them.”
Executive Director, Free the Bid
"Diverse Storytelling = Better Marketing"
“There is a great push to diversify creative departments... but think about every part of the production pipeline and it’s mainly white male.”
Founder and CEO, Bold Culture
"A Voice at the Table: How to Build Inclusive Work Cultures to Improve Company Output"
Director of Brand and Digital, the ICA
Executive Director, Good Foot Delivery
“There’s this unwillingness to educate in terms of understanding that they’re people, forget the disability.”