Our people

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Shikuku Obosi

Shikuku Obosi is based in Kenya and is a disability inclusion technical adviser at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), which funds the Inclusive Futures initiative.

July 2020
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Zahir Siddique

Zahir is the country representative for Leonard Cheshire, managing the Inclusive Futures initiative in Bangladesh – a programme giving children with disabilities access to education.

June 2020
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Rachel Bernstein: “Data has a powerful role to play in motivating and measuring social change”

Rachel is a senior human rights programme manager at Benetech, a nonprofit technology company that empowers communities with software for social good.

June 2020
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Senjuti Masud

Senjuti is a project manager at BBC Media Action – an Inclusive Futures partner which utilises the power of media and communications to reach people facing insecurity and inequality.

June 2020
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Lorraine Wapling: “We have to make sure that disability-inclusive development becomes the norm”

Lorraine is a Senior Disability Expert for the Disability Inclusion Helpdesk, run by Social Development Direct.

June 2020
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Mohua Paul: “People are not talking with people with disabilities, others are talking”

Mohua is co-founder of Access Bangladesh Foundation, an organisation of people with disabilities supporting the Inclusive Futures initiative.

June 2020
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Marie Schoeman: “Inclusive education remains a misunderstood concept”

Marie Schoeman has nearly thirty years’ experience in the field of inclusive education and worked as a technical adviser at Leonard Cheshire.

June 2020
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Rasak Adekoya

Rasak Adekoya is programme development advisor at Sightsavers and works on disability inclusive economic empowerment. He is based in Nigeria.

June 2020
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