Dancing on air
Jen Blackwell knew from a young age that her future lay in dance, and when she was unable to find a dance training program that was accessible and appropriate to her needs, rather than giving up on her dream, she created her own.
Founder of Dance Syndrome, a dance training program who's vision is to empower learning-disabled individuals through inclusive dance.
Transforming anger into positive action
Tanya Heasley tells us how she’s using her negative experiences from childhood to transform the lives of young people, and why she believes her disability is her super-power.
Founder of Tristone Coaching - a social enterprise which aims to improve the lives of young people affected by adult anger.
Making a mark
Mark, as well as being Founder and Director of Easy Internet, he’s also a bestselling author and a motivational speaker, and has worked with the Department for Work and Pensions to change attitudes around employing disabled people.
Founder and Director of Easy Internet, which offers, SEO, website hosting, design and building and now boasts over 100,000 customers and growing.
Louise Burns, on fighting corporate giants, providing an ethical service in the recruitment industry, and why she wants to stand on a level playing field.
Founder of Nineteen Recruitment, an agency that specialises in supplying temporary and permanent staff to the education, social care, and public sectors.
Founder of Beeutiful, where she hand-makes and sells 100% natural skincare using beeswax and honey
Why running your own business is the bees’ knees – Creating a buzz
Carly Hooper tells us how she set up her own business in order to better support her son, why it’s important not to write off people with disabilities, and why she’s her own greatest inspiration.