2017 American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award recipient.
May 2, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Joyce welcomes 2017 American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award recipient, Ola Ojewumi to the show.  Ms. Ojewumi founded two non-profit organizations, Sacred Hearts Children’s Transplant Foundation and Project ASCEND. These organizations provide college scholarships to low-income students, funding for women's education programs, support for global mentorship groups and literacy programs, and distribute teddy bears and books to children awaiting organ transplants across the United States. These initiatives have reached hundreds of young people living in Washington, D.C., West Africa, and Central America. She will discuss these organizations and share what it means to her to have received this distinguished award from AAPD.

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