We are thrilled to share the incredible news that our Founder and Executive Director, Maria Omare, has been nominated by none other than Michelle Obama to be among Red Magazine UK’s 25 Visionaries to Watch who will shape the future! This prestigious recognition is a testament to Maria’s unwavering commitment to creating a world that gives girls with disabilities in Africa a fair chance to succeed and achieve their fullest potential.
As Red Magazine UK marks its 25th anniversary, it has embarked on a mission to celebrate those who have made outstanding contributions to society and are dedicated to driving positive change across the globe. To achieve this, they asked 25 of their favorite trailblazers to nominate the visionaries they believe have a big role to play in the future.
Among these individuals, Maria Omare shines as a beacon of hope and change. Her tireless efforts and dedication to disability inclusion advocacy have not only transformed lives but also inspired others to follow in her footsteps.
The nomination of Maria Omare by Michelle Obama, former lawyer and former First Lady of the United States and a force for change, is a profound recognition of Maria’s outstanding contributions to society. In her own words, Michelle Obama stated, “We are proud to work alongside Maria and shine a light on her award-winning work as a disability inclusion advocate and an example for us all.”
These words carry immense weight, for they reflect not only Maria’s exceptional work but also her influence as a role model and a leader in the field of disability inclusion. Michelle Obama’s endorsement underscores Maria’s significant impact on the global stage and her ability to effect change on a grand scale.
At the heart of Maria Omare’s journey is her dedication to breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for girls with disabilities. Her work transcends borders and empowers individuals who often face systemic challenges and societal prejudice.
Through her leadership, she has not only raised awareness about the importance of disability inclusion but has also implemented concrete initiatives that have improved the lives of countless individuals.
As we celebrate Maria’s nomination as one of Red Magazine UK’s 25 Visionaries to Watch, we are reminded of the profound impact that one person can have on the world. Her vision, her passion, and her unwavering commitment to inclusivity serve as an inspiration to us all.