Sophie is 25 and works with Fighting Chance, which helps to break down barriers to create social and economic inclusion for people with disability. She is also studying inclusive education.
Independence has played a big part in Sophie’s life and is one of the reasons she has signed on to become a CPA Champion, to help mentor younger people and guide them into independence. Growing up with CP and especially during her school years, Sophie felt there was no-one older she could speak to who had been through some of the issues she was experiencing.
Sophie would love to see more workplaces become fairer and equitable with accessibility and disability awareness. She’d also like for employers to remove their assumptions of PWD and what they can do- which is deliver the same outcome but in a different way!
Her passions include travelling, trying new foods, hanging out with friends and taking her dog to the dog park.