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Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox is fuelled daily by a fierce desire to disrupt the way disability is represented in popular culture by fusing her professional background in writing, advertising, media, branding and communications with her acquired disabilities. Lisa is a vocal advocate for change with a solutions-focused approach. To date, Lisa has collaborated with peak bodies, national and international groups plus individuals who share her vision for real results. Lisa's personal story has been shared with tens of thousands around the world which has both supported and strengthened her desire to see disruption in the space. Changing social attitudes, stopping stereotypes and altering the narrative around disability is what fuels Lisa's mission to muse, educate, challenge convention and create tangible change in the way disability is represented in mainstream popular culture.

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Disability and employment: five statistics we need to know

There’s an unconscious bias that people with disabilities might not be the best candidates for the workplace, and many r...
diversity, people with disabilities,, inclusive

Six ways to tap into the billion-dollar disability consumer spending market

Hiring workers with disabilities won't only display your support to the disability audience, but it will actually improv...

Four reasons to make disability inclusion a priority in the new year

The need to do things right may be a strong statement, but without the promise of a return on investment, this sentiment...
diversity, people with disabilities,, inclusive

Employing workers with disabilities is easy and cost-effective with government aid

Not all disabilities require much extra consideration from employers, quite often it’s simply a matter of providing a sa...
inclusive, social cohesion

How inclusive is your interview process?

Employers need to identify their own feelings towards people with disabilities, ensuring that they set preconceptions as...