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Ambassador Impact

Kiera Byland's Medals Include Honor from the Queen

Created in 1922, the British Empire Medal is granted by the Crown in recognition of meritorious civil or military service.
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Special Olympics Global Ambassador Yang Yang on ‘Legends Live On’

Special Olympics Global Ambassador Yang Yang in a new episode of the Olympic Channel’s ‘Legends Live On’ series.
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Parsons and Special Olympics Working to Create Sustainable Change in Inclusive Apparel

Most mainstream brands and fashion designers have not delved into adaptive fashion.
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Julen Lopetegui: My pride as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador

Julen Lopetegui, Sevilla FC Manager, expresses pride and excitement as he renews as Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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‘Let’s Play Together’ Campaign Sweeps Across Poland!

’Let’s play together because we are equal’ (Grajmy razem bo jesteśmy równi) is the motto of the brand new Special Olympics Poland campaign which is taking the country by storm!
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Big Show Shows Up Big for Special Olympics Athletes

Big Show is one of the most decorated WWE champions in history, an actor and a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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Thank You for Building an Inclusive World

All month, Special Olympics is celebrating Champions of Inclusion—leaders who are building a more just and joyful world for all! It’s the perfect time for our athlete leaders to send a message to our Global Ambassadors and Champion Ambassadors, who work tirelessly year-round to champion respect for people of all abilities. We appreciate you!
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Erika Ender, Grammy-Winning Composer & Singer

Though singer-songwriter Erika Ender has only been a Special Olympics Global Ambassador for two years, this Panama native has supported athletes at events globally.

Dikembe Mutombo, NBA Legend

As a Special Olympics Global Ambassador and member of Special Olympics Board of Directors, Dikembe Mutombo, NBA legend, has brought the movement to places it had never been. In his home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo, he founded the Special Olympics Congo program and built four homes for people with intellectual disabilities.