Tuesday, 8 March 2016

21 people with Down syndrome at work - 21 different jobs (8)

Day 8

On this International Women's Day, it seems appropriate to acknowledge the work of the late Laura Lee - she was well known for her advocacy and lobbying work on behalf of others with Down syndrome. She also worked at the World Bank. A leader and a role model for women and for men with Down syndrome.

Down syndrome activist remembered for the life she lived
Debra Alfarone, WUSA, 3 March 2016
Laura Lee wasn't just an advocate for people with Down syndrome, she lived her life with it. And she lived her life in a way that made others, including those without disabilities, look like they were standing still. Simply put, Laura Lee did things first. The 33-year-old Oakton woman with Down syndrome died in her sleep last week ...

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