Leadership

School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
Partners with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch to Develop Series of Peer-Led Workout Videos to Inspire Year-Round Fitness
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In March 2020, total of 20 Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities, along with their mentors, met in Guatemala City to participate in the first Regional Youth Leadership Summit, where they’ll share ideas on how to create a more inclusive world. This diverse gathering of youth leaders represented a total of 10 Programs from Special Olympics Latin America.
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Honorable Fabian Picardo standing behind a podium and speaking
It was a spring day full of celebration for the athletes of Special Olympics Gibraltar when their magnificent new Sports Complex officially opened on 27 February.
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Speaking alongside Special Olympics Europe Eurasia President and Managing Director, David Evangelista at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva, Gerald underlined Special Olympics’ ongoing efforts to engage refugee and migrant youth—of all abilities—across the world and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between both organisations.
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Ken: Making a Better World
Through Unified Leadership, we are bringing people together to learn from each other & build a more inclusive world.
Two young man standing side by side, the young man on the right is waving to someone off camera.
In 2019, Isak Langfors and Olle Ekman from Uppsala in Sweden had a simple dream—to ensure that young people with intellectual disabilities in their city could experience the joy of football.
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Gaining Confidence with Micheline
In finding inclusion, Micheline also found confidence and independence.
Wilson: Creating Change
By experiencing inclusion in his workplace, Wilson has seen how important it is that we learn from each other.
Jasmine stands on the stage with a microphone in her hand.
Inclusion brings out the best in everyone by allowing us to accept people for who they are.
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!