Screen Readers Skip to Content
Tweet Facebook Buffer

Traipsin Global On Wheels Podcast and Platform

Author: Disabled World : Contact: Disabled World (www.disabled-world.com)

Published: 2020-09-18

Synopsis and Key Points:

Traipsin Global On Wheels (TGOW) provides a platform and podcast to inform and advance disability rights and advocacy work in the area of climate change, travel, and fitness.

The reason Ming Canaday started this company and, more specifically, this podcast series is to show the impact climate change is having on individuals with disabilities.

Climate change is becoming one of the most urgent issue of the 21st century and people with disabilities around the world are being disproportionately affected.

Main Digest

Ming Canaday, a graduate of the London School of Economics and wheelchair user, is the founder of a start-up called Traipsin' Global On Wheels (TGOW). The platform seeks to advocate for individuals with mobilities, as well as advocating for people with disabilities in the area of climate change, travel, and fitness.

Ming Canaday contracted polio as a toddler, affecting her legs and causing severe scoliosis. Her own disabilities, her parents and her solo travels around the world have inspired the creation of TGOW. Ming started the podcast to provide a platform to inform and advance disability rights/advocacy work.

Disability Advocacy

On the disability advocacy side, they've had:

As well as many more leaders on the show.

Climate Change and Disability

Climate change is quickly becoming one of the most urgent issue of the 21st century. And people with disabilities all around the world, who make up 15% of the earth's population (around one (1) billion people) are being disproportionately affected. Worse yet, they are not being included in the decision-making process nor the disaster planning proceedings. The reason Ming Canaday started this company and, more specifically, this podcast series is to show the impact climate change is having on individuals with disabilities.

On their intersectional series between climate change and disability, they've hosted a number of environmentalist such as:

And many others.

Ming's podcast helps show the world how one of the most marginalized groups on the globe, people with disabilities, are also key players who care about human rights, our environment and will act in protecting human rights and saving our planet in whatever way we can.

Traipsin' Global On Wheels

Related Documents


Important:

Disabled World is strictly a news and information website provided for general informational purpose only and does not constitute medical advice. Materials presented are in no way meant to be a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. Any 3rd party offering or advertising on disabled-world.com does not constitute endorsement by Disabled World.

Please report outdated or inaccurate information to us.