If you don’t mind me asking…
Welcome to our new podcast and webisode series launched in celebration of Disability Pride Month.
Hosted by Business Disability Forum’s Taskforce Manager, Lucy Ruck and Senior Disability Business Partner, Daniel Cadey, “If you don’t mind me asking…” explores the lives of disabled people, how they see themselves and their experiences. Sharing stories is a big part of this series and our guests chat about all aspects of their lives – as consumers, at work, in society and as unique individuals.
Episode 3 – Michael Vermeersch
Accessibility Go To Market Manager at Microsoft Michael Vermeersch talks about his career so far, life, insights from friends and family – and how the illuminating autism diagnosis he received led to a new level of self-advocacy.
Episode 2 – Samantha Renke
Actress, author and disability campaigner Samantha Renke talks about her work, life, great shopping experiences, her innate confidence, working with Fearne Cotton on her new book and more.
Episode 1 – Lucy Ruck and Daniel Cadey
Lucy and Dan interview each other about their own lived experiences of disability.
Watch series trailer
Available here from 13 July, future episodes will be uploaded fortnightly on Wednesdays or you can download from main streaming platforms, just search for “Business Disability Forum”.