Be Update May 2018

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News from the Land of Be: May Newsletter

Feature Story

Daniel Gada has long envisioned working in the media industry. With hard work, resilience, and the help of our Be. Employed team, Daniel is now living the dream at 95Bfm and a participant on the 2018 Be. Leadership programme. We spoke with him about his journey and how this role has turned his life around.

http://www.beaccessible.org.nz/the-movement/blog/daniels-media-dream-becomes-reality

 

Be. Employed

In late 2017, Be. Intern fought the “anxiety monster” and started her internship at ATEED. In her blog, she reflects on what this experience meant for her.     

http://www.beaccessible.org.nz/the-movement/blog/lovely-maralit

 

Be. Leadership

Be. Alumni Anna Nelson’s new role at AUT allows her to reimagine what accessibility, inclusion and support looks like within one of Aotearoa’s leading universities. Read about her journey here.

http://www.beaccessible.org.nz/the-movement/blog/anna-nelson-dreams-the-dream-at-aut

 

Be. Welcome

Kapiti Coast Aquatic Centre has shown what is possible with a little creativity and vision. Last year they were awarded a Platinum rating – the highest award possible – to ensure every single visitor has a great experience. 

http://www.beaccessible.org.nz/the-movement/blog/kapiti-coast-aquatic-centre-models-first-class-accessibility

 

Be. Brevities

This month Minnie took off to Europe, UK and USA for her epic study tour, learning about access innovation and innovation. The Be. Team also featured in Microsoft’s short film about accessibility. Check it out here by registering for free

https://resources.office.com/ww-landing-M365E-Global-Accessibility-Awareness-Day-preregistration.html

 

Access win of the month:

New Zealand Sign Language Week was from the 7th to 11th of May, and Deaf Aotearoa celebrate by creating this incredible NZSL music video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=133&v=VorENrY3rr4

 

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