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In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, join futurist Suneet Pansare to discover what’s possible when organisations put inclusivity at the forefront of their mission. He’ll lead a discussion with CEOs Hafsa Qadeer, Marilena di Coste, and Mohammed Aboelazm as they explore the power of championing diversity and leading by example. A Made for Business session in collaboration with ATÖLYE.

For sessions with amplified sound, hearing loop technology is available on request.

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Marilena di CosteFounder and CEO, The Butterfly

Marilena di Coste founded social enterprise The Butterfly to help people reach their potential through representation. It is the first UAE network member of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network.

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Hafsa QadeerFounder and CEO, ImInclusive

Hafsa Qadeer is the founder of ImInclusive, a social enterprise working to connect people with disabilities to inclusive jobs. She represents Abu Dhabi as a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum.

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Mohammed AboelazmFounder and CEO, I Hear You

Mohammed Aboelazm founded I Hear You to enable people to communicate in sign language every day. The award-winning app is designed to translate sign language into speech or text and make learning simple.

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Suneet PansareDesign and Futures Strategist

Suneet Pansare helps businesses to become future-ready through design-led innovation. He's a fellow at the Association of Professional Futurists, researching corporate innovation and emerging technology.

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ATÖLYE is a strategic design and innovation consultancy with hubs in Dubai and Istanbul. A member of the kyu Collective, it harnesses the power of communities to help organizations make a lasting social impact.

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