Leadership

renee manfredi smiling
Renee Manfredi is a leader, athlete, singer and master of four languages who just happens to have autism.
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Chaica Al Qassimi giving a speech at the World Games in Abu Dhabi
By Special Olympic athlete, Chaica Al Qassimi, a Technical Officer, Judo, Special Olympics UAE team.
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Kiera Byland smiling with her hands held together and in front of her mouth.
British cycling star Kiera Byland won a gold medal for Team Great Britain in her opening race at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 on 16 March.
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Daniel Smrokowski and Jenny Fortner sit outside during an interview.
Athlete Leader Daniel Smrokowski Interviews New Special Olympics Board Member Jennifer Fortner.
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Jasmine stands on the stage with a microphone in her hand.
Jasmine is an athlete leader from Pakistan. She is a Board Member for Special Olympics Pakistan and Co-Chair of the Athlete Input Council for Special Olympics Asia Pacific.
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Athlete, Terrence Davis, and another person sitting on concrete steps next to a brick wall.
Long-time athlete Terrence Davis is heading to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 World Games as a coach for the SO St Vincent and Grenadines Bocce team.
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Two people illustrating artistic visual notes on a large drawing board.
In March 2019, our Global Youth Leadership Summit will bring together unified young leaders of the Special Olympics movement to mold a new world.
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Kevin stands staring after the softball he just threw with his right hand. His hand is still extended. He has a softball mitt on his left hand.
My name is Kevin Brown, and I am a Special Olympics athlete from New York. I work for the FBI, and I was recently chosen to serve on the LETR International Executive Council.
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Dan talking with a host while he receives the news of becoming an International Global Ambassador. There is a congratulations cake on the desk.
On a cool midsummer evening, I sat to the right of my mom just behind the mosh pit at the Northerly Island pavilion in Chicago during the 50th Anniversary Concert for Special Olympics.
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Smiling pediatrician is looking over and checking out an athlete during a screening.
The Organization of American States (OAS) and Special Olympics signed an agreement to promote sports, physical activity, health, inclusive education, sustainable and human development, and human rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
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