Brightfield Shadi

Brightfield smiling in a long sleeve red button up and holding a red football.
For years, Brightfield was left out of his community because he seemed different. Through inclusion, he became a role model anyone would get behind!
Rising Above Life’s Challenges: Meet Brightfield
Every day, young people like Brightfield are bullied, due to their intellectual disabilities. Despite challenges, Bright has grown up to be a talented motivational speaker, graphic designer and photographer. Meet Brightfield.
Meet the 8 newest members of the Special Olympics Africa Region’s Input Council Clockwise from top left) Jimmy Masina, Joyce Ramabusa, Brightfield Shadi, Yannick Tano, Tomiwa Adeyemo, Al Sayyed Curumthaullee, Boniface Kimeu, and Nyasha Derera.
The newest members of Africa Region’s Athlete Input Council were elected recently and represent a diverse array of nations.
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Africa Leadership Academy 2017 in Lusaka, Zambia
The academy, with representatives from 20 African countries, took place September 2017 at the Olympic Youth Development Centre.
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Athletes lead the way as the voices of the Special Olympics movement, educating the world about the potential of people with intellectual disabilities through their insights and contributions.
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