National Ability Summit Highlights 2020

NATIONAL ABILITY SUMMIT aims to influence various bodies (Nationally and Internationally) to address key areas to stir action for an inclusive society. Government bodies, educational institutions, health sector, private and public sectors are coming together on this platform to share their challenges and learning curve for physical and mental health.

Speakers at National Ability Summit 2020

 

Assistive Technology for Inclusion

SUMIT

CHAKRABERTY

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PRANAV

DESAI

MICHELE

CLOPPER

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MOHAN SUNDARAM

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CHRISTOPHER

PATNOE

Sumit Chakraberty

Consulting Editor, Mint  (INDIA)

Pranav Desai

Founder of Voice of SAP

(USA)

michele clopper

Director, Disability Resources, Harvard University (USA)

Mohan Sundaram

Founder Artilabs Foundation,

President-Disability NGO Association, (INDIA)

CHRISTOPHER PATNOE

Head, ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMME & DISABILITY INCLUSION, GOOGLE

(USA)

 

What Is Digital Accessibility-Challenges & Opportunities​​​

LEHER

SETHI

Leher Sethi

 Director, Something Creative (INDIA)

ROBIN

CHRISTOPHERSON

Robin Christopherson

Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet (UK)

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SHILPI KAPOOR

SHILPI KAPOOR

Founder BARRIERBREAK, 247 ACCESSIBLE DOCUMENTS & NEWZ HOOK (INDIA)

BALENDU

SHARMA

Balendu Sharma

Director, Localization and Accessibility, Microsoft (INDIA)

JONATHAN

HASSELL

Jonathan Hassell

CEO & Founder, Hassell Inclusion

(UK)

Infrastructural Accessibility-A Basic Human Right

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RAKHEE

BAKSHEE

Rakhee Bakshee

Founder and Editor-in-chief, HER-WORLD | Political Analyst, ABP News (INDIA)

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ANITA IYER

ANITA IYER

Founder & Managing Trustee - EKANSH TRUST, PUNE

(INDIA)

PARUL

SHARMA

KUSH

KANODIA

Country Program Manager- World Enabled (INDIA)

Parul Sharma

Kush Kanodia

Chief Disability Officer, The Kaleidoscope Group of companies | Board Member, Global Disability Innovation Hub | Governor, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital | Ambassador, Disability Rights, (UK)

GAURAV RAHEJA

GAURAV RAHEJA

Professor of Architecture

IIT Roorkee

Accessibility Consultant & Universal Design Expert

Advisor, Accessible India Campaign

(INDIA)

Re-Exploring the power of films on disability

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GRISHMA

SHAH

Grishma Shah

Chicago Reelabilities Film Festival, Co-Director (USA)

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ISAAC ZABLOCKI

ISAAC ZABLOCKI

Co-Founder, REELABILITIES: NY FILM FESTIVAL, Director: ISREAL FILM CENTER (USA)

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SHONALI

BOSE

Shonali Bose

Indian filmmaker Producer, Writer, Director, AMU Producer, Writer, Director MARGARITA WITH A STRAW Writer, Director- THE SKY IS PINK

(INDIA)

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KEELY WELLS

KEELY WELLS

Founder - ZETTA STUDIOS

Disability Activist, CEO- C TALENT, (USA)

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JAMES

LEBRECHT

James Lebrecht

Co-Director of Crip Camp
Sound Mixer - Minding the Gap, The Island President, Board Member Disability Rights Education & Defence Fund (USA)

Building Better Mental Health Solutions

SANDHYA MENON

Sandhya Menon

Author/Journalist,

(INDIA) 

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MANSI DHOLAKIA

MANSI DHOLAKIA

CEO, GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, (USA)

TASNEEM

RAJA

Tasneem Raja

 Lead Mental Health, Tata Trusts

(INDIA)

 PRAKRITI 

PODDAR

Prakriti Poddar

Managing Trustee Poddar Foundation & Managing Director Poddar Wellness Ltd. (CANADA)

Starable - Startups for the Disabled

HARDEEP

RAI

Hardeep Rai

Group Chief Executive Officer, The Kaleidoscope Group of Companies, (UK)

SRIKRISHANAN

S

Srikrishnan S

Co-founder, Kickstart Services Pvt. Ltd (INDIA)

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HUNNY BHAGCHANDANI

Hunny Bhagchandani

Hunny Bhagchandani - Founder, Torchit (INDIA)

JAYADUDAN

MUNSAMY

Jayasudan Munsamy

Founder, DeepVisionTech Pvt. Ltd (INDIA)

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ANAND

KUTRE

Anand Kutre

Founder, TurnPlus (INDIA)

MANU

KOHLI

Manu Kohli

Founder, Sm Learning Skills Academy for Special Needs Pvt. Ltd (INDIA)

“Skill Development-Bridging The Gap”

LEHER

SETHI

Leher Sethi

 Director, Something Creative (INDIA)

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MEG 

O'CONNELL

Meg O'Connell

CEO & founder, Global Disability Inclusion, (USA)

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RICH DONOVAN

RICH DONOVAN

CEO,

THE RETURN ON DISABILITY GROUP, Author UNLEASH DIFFERENT (CANADA)

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RAVINDRA SINGH

RAVINDRA SINGH

Chief Executive Officer SKILL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (INDIA)

SUHAS

LALINAKERE

YATHIRAJ

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj

IAS, District Magistrate, Noida,

(INDIA)

“Employment For Economy Generators-Persons With Disabilities”

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RACHEL 

ARFA

Rachel Arfa

Commissioner,  Mayor's office, City of Chicago for people with Disabilities, (USA)

JUDITH E.

HEUMANN

Judith E. Heumann

International Disability Rights

Advocate, The Heumann Perspective (USA)

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IRA SINGHAL

IRA SINGHAL

Brand Ambassador for DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITY, MINISTRY of SOCIAL JUSTICE and EMPOWERMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. (INDIA)

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MICHAL

RIMON

MICHAL RIMON

CEO- Access Israel (ISRAEL)

ADAM J.

HECKTMAN

ADAM J. HECKTMAN

Director of Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Philantropy (USA)

Building Better Mental Health Solutions CLINICAL

DR.

NIMESH G

DESAI

DR.

SAMEER

PARIKH

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DR. MANOJ

KUMAR

SANDHYA MENON

Dr. Nimesh G Desai

Director, Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS) (INDIA)

Dr. Sameer Parikh

Director, Fortis Mental Health

(INDIA)

Dr. Manoj Kumar

Founder & Clinical Director, Mental Health Action Trust (MHAT), Kerala (INDIA)

Sandhya Menon

Author/Journalist,

(INDIA) 

Dignity, Comfort, Style, Treatment - Adaptive Fashion

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MATTHEW

SKERRITT

Matthew Skerritt

Founder EveryHuman ( Adaptive Fashion) (AUSTRALIA)

NIKKI HIND

NIKKI HIND

Australia's 1st Blind Fashion Designer, entle Disruptor, Speaker, Disability Leader, Social Entrepreneur

(AUSTRALIA)

STEPHANIE

THOMAS

SHANNON

WILLARD

Shannon Willard

Stephanie Thomas

Founder & CEO-Cur8able, Disability Fashion Stylist (USA)

Director Sales, Silvert’s Adaptive

Clothing and Footwear,

(USA)