Justin Pines said, "It has been through my disability, and the constraints it would impose on my life, that I’ve worked to discover new depths in both my own abilities, and the human connection in my life.”
NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 22, 2019
On Thursday, May 23rd, AT&T’s Xandr will host a unique event in its AppNexus office at 28 West 23rd Street from 6-9 pm titled "Finding My Superpower: Stories from the Disability Community." This special evening, produced by Give Beauty Wings, will feature compelling storytelling from diverse, honest perspectives on disability, its unique challenges, and finding one's surprising power.
Justin Pines, one of the event speakers, said, “They say necessity is the mother of invention. It has been through my disability, and the constraints it would impose on my life, that I’ve worked to discover new depths in both my own abilities, and the human connection in my life.”
At the event, seven inspiring speakers will share a peek into their lives and the process of identifying and unleashing their potential and purpose. They are:
· Xian Horn, Founder at Give Beauty Wings and Forbes contributor
· Justin Pines, former Product Manager, Xandr
· Ruchir Khaitan, Software Engineer, Xandr
· Henry Stifel, SVP, Private Wealth Advisor, Morgan Stanley
· Kieran O'Brien Kern Client Engagement and Content Development Manager, Open Style Lab
· Janira Obregon, Student at John Jay College
· Alexia de Gunzburg, artist
Generous sponsors include Goldman Sachs as a gold sponsor, Xandr as a silver sponsor and event host and Accessible Dispatch (which gives people with disabilities greater access to wheelchair accessible taxis) as another silver sponsor. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation also offered invaluable promotional and event support.
Special thanks also to the following professional speaking coaches for their support and collaboration:
· Brad Aspel
· Shawn Fagan
· Victoria Dicce
· Eleanor Handley
· Jane Hanson
Speakers start at 6:30 with wine and drinks served starting at 6. Please rsvp to Jenny Mulholland at email@example.com for a complimentary press pass.
About Give Beauty Wings
Give Beauty Wings offers self-esteem programs for all ages that are tailored to individual and organizational needs. Give Beauty Wings provides mentoring, vocational support, educational, and media outreach.