Carolyn Phillips standing with 5 Special Olympics Athletes in a group photo.

Carolyn Phillips

Carolyn Phillips works as the Manager, Stakeholder Engagement for the Brand, Communications and Content team at Special Olympics. She joined in February 2018, and although February 2019 will be her first work anniversary, it will be her fourth year volunteering and working for Special Olympics around the world.
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Haseeb Abbasi at Opening Ceremony
Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers have been busy at the 2019 World Games!
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An athlete participating in MATP celebrates with her coach after shooting a basket.
At the 2019 World Games, 37 Motor Activity Training Program athletes showed the world that people of all levels of ability can participate and benefit from athletic programs.
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Jimmy blows a red whistle while officiating a floor hockey game at the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria.
Jimmy Masina is an athlete leader from South Africa and works as an Office Assistant for Special Olympics Africa.
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The Egyptian Unified Football team and the Egyptian President lined with 3 Egyptian flags on each side.
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the president of Egypt, has awarded Special Olympics Egypt's female Unified Football team the Order of Sports Merit for the first time in history.
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Nyasha Derere from Zimbabwe speaks on stage as a panelist during the Global Athlete Congress in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He has on a blue collard shirt with a black jacket that is adorned with Special Olympics and iInclusion pins. A representative is sitting to his left.
Voted in as the NEW Chair of the Global Athletes Congress, Nyasha Derere will serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics.
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A female athlete leader holds a microphone as she talks at an event. People in the background listen to her.
Special Olympics, in partnership with Kantar, conducted research on the role of attitudes in promoting inclusion in friendships, communities, health, education, and jobs.
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Ephraim experiencing sitting in a wheel chair surrounded by para-olympians. An athlete on either side of him is holding a basketball.
Ephraim Mohlakane is demonstrating the true power of inclusion by stepping up as a leader outside of the Special Olympics community.
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Participants from the Africa Region and Special Olympics International representatives pose for a group photo. Special Olympics 50th anniversary banners stand on either side of the groups back row.
Youth from SO Africa Programs came together to exchange informative and creative strategies on how to increase youth engagement and involvement in Special Olympics at the very first Youth Activation Conference.
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More than 100 youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities are the inaugural recipients of Special Olympics Youth Innovation grants.
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