The crew behind the critically acclaimed Rising Phoenix documentary enlist host and govt producer Sophie Morgan and govt producer Sinéad Burke to highlight breakthrough conversations concerning the points most vital to the disabled neighborhood
Cincinnati–(Antara/Enterprise Wire)- In the present day, P&G Studios and the crew at More durable Than You Suppose launch a brand new podcast sequence, “Equal Too: Reaching Incapacity Equality,” to shine a lightweight on the most important challenges confronted by the disabled neighborhood and begin a dialog about what is required to drive equality. The podcast, hosted by UK tv presenter and incapacity advocate Sophie Morgan, will concentrate on difficult perceptions, celebrating successes, and exploring find out how to remodel the world for individuals who do and would not have a incapacity. Sophie will converse with a few of the most knowledgeable and most well-known professionals, influencers, and activists about key themes of incapacity and inclusion.
“Equal Too” is a particular six-part sequence featured on the podcast Seneca’s Conversations on Energy and Objective and is delivered to you by the Seneca Ladies Podcast Community and iHeart Radio. The sequence will run via August and September and can discover thought-provoking subjects, like:
• The legacy of the Paralympic Motion and the lasting affect internet hosting the Paralympic Video games has had on host cities and past
• How laws for disabled folks is altering and what extra must be accomplished
• The trail of employment for disabled folks 70 years after Sir Ludwig Guttmann started utilizing sport to create house for disabled folks in society
For “Equal Too,” the proficient crew behind the award-winning Netflix documentary Rising Phoenix have introduced collectively an abundance of voices who’re policymakers, activists, athletes, and allies from throughout the globe, together with:
• Jameela Jamil, actor and host acknowledged as an advocate for incapacity rights, LGBTQ+ rights, physique neutrality, and her work as founding father of the I Weigh Group
• RJ Mitte, an American actor, advocate, and philanthropist who has been a worldwide champion in talking of his experiences with Cerebral Palsy in hopes of eradicating the stigma related to disabilities
• Tatyana McFadden, a Russian-American athlete who holds 17 Paralympic medals, whose efforts to advocate for incapacity equality led to the passage of a number of items of laws to make sure college students with disabilities have equal entry to compete in athletics
• Andrew Parsons, a Brazilian sports activities administrator, and the president of the Worldwide Paralympic Committee (IPC). The IPC and the Worldwide Incapacity Alliance just lately spearheaded the launch of the #WeThe15 marketing campaign, a worldwide motion to symbolize the 1.2 billion folks with disabilities on the earth
“With ‘Equal Too’ bringing collectively so many highly effective and influential voices, it is going to assist us to work out the place the Rising Phoenix story must go subsequent,” stated Greg Nugent, co-founder of More durable Than You Suppose and creator of Rising Phoenix. “The threads to the dialog are extraordinary and vital and the necessity for the story to be advised is extra very important than ever.”
Because the world turns its focus to the unimaginable athletes competing within the Paralympic Video games and impressed by the current launch of the IPC’s #WeThe15 initiative, the most important incapacity equality motion of its variety, P&G is committing a $100,000 donation to the Agitos Basis. It will assist gas the work of the IPC to alter how younger folks understand these with a incapacity.
“We imagine that better visibility is a crucial step to altering perceptions on the journey to incapacity equality,” stated Phil Duncan, P&G’s Chief Design Officer and Olympic Video games Govt. “All of us have extra to study, which is why it’s vital for us to highlight the massively vital conversations in ‘Equal Too.’ We’re additionally proud to make a financial donation to the Agitos Basis, which is doing extremely impactful work in elevating lengthy lasting consciousness for the subsequent era.”
As significant conversations about inclusivity can solely be made attainable when equal voices are represented, “Equal Too” is made attainable by a crew – from producers to company and contributors – comprised of greater than 60% of people that establish as disabled. On the helm of the venture are two influential girls: host and govt producer Sophie Morgan and govt producer and story advisor Sinéad Burke. Sophie, who was paralyzed in a automotive crash when she was 18, is an award-winning broadcaster who has introduced for Channel 4 at each Paralympic Video games because the Paralympic Video games London 2012 and is likely one of the first and solely feminine, disabled tv hosts on the earth. Sinéad, the founding father of accessibility consultancy, Tilting the Lens, is slightly one that campaigns to boost the baseline requirements of accessibility to construct a world that’s designed with disabled folks, for the inclusion of all.
All episodes of the podcast might be launched with downloadable transcripts obtainable shortly thereafter. Moreover, they are going to be accompanied with captioned movies that includes a deaf British Signal Language signer, Rinkoo Barpaga. You’ll be able to obtain and take heed to “Equal Too,” a part of Seneca’s Conversations, on the iHeartradio App, Apple Podcasts, or whichever podcast participant you employ.
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About P&G Studios
P&G Studios develops and produces tales to assist create optimistic change in society, typically shining the sunshine on under-represented voices and acts of fine. Like-minded, mission-based inventive innovators and modern NGO organizations accomplice with P&G Studios to satisfy the rising demand for genuine tales that uplift and encourage. Latest applications embrace The Queen Collective and eight:46 movies, the Nationwide Geographic ACTIVATE Sequence, The Tent Mender documentary sequence, TIME 100 Most Influential Individuals of the 12 months and TIME Individual of the 12 months one-hour specials, Coded brief documentary, and the launch of the Seneca Ladies’s Podcast Community.
About More durable Than You Suppose
More durable Than You Suppose is an impartial manufacturing firm whose goal is to assist change the way in which we predict utilizing the facility of the story. More durable Than You Suppose was created and co-founded by Greg Nugent and Godric Smith, previously Administrators of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Greg and Godric’s work consists of the creation of the Heads Collectively Marketing campaign for Their Royal Highnesses utilizing movie, which went on to rework the views of the nation on psychological well being, and the creation of The Earthshot Prize, which has develop into crucial award on the plant for motion on the setting.
Rising Phoenix is a ten-year mission by More durable Than You Suppose that goals to alter the way in which the world thinks about human potential. The venture was born out of the success of More durable Than You Suppose’s debut movie ‘Rising Phoenix,’ a landmark and double Emmy profitable characteristic documentary concerning the historical past of the Paralympic Motion launched in 2020 on Netflix, and through additional movies and audio initiatives in growth to inform the story of the subsequent decade.
About Seneca Ladies
Co-founded by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the primary U.S. Ambassador for World Ladies’s Points, and Kim Azzarelli, a company, philanthropic and authorized advisor, who collectively co-authored the best-selling e-book Quick Ahead: How Ladies Can Obtain Energy and Objective, and joined by Sharon Bowen, former Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Buying and selling Fee, Seneca Ladies has sought to speed up girls’s progress via signature thought management occasions at Davos, the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork and the New York Inventory Trade, in addition to via the Seneca Ladies app, a weekly e-newsletter, and important partnerships with the private and non-private sectors. The Seneca Ladies Podcast Community offers a platform for the voices of ladies in addition to inspiring, purpose-driven and inclusive content material.
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