Goal of the Month

Shattering Stereotypes – Jillian Mercado, Model and Disability Rights Advocate

Jillian Mercado always dreamed of working in the fashion world. But as a young girl using a wheelchair, she found that she didn’t relate to the models in the fashion magazines she was reading. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy in her early teens, she realised that equal representation was severely lacking in a world where very few people with disabilities have risen.

2019-01-14T12:34:56-04:0011 Jan 2019|Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities, Goal of the Month|