The Disabled Leaders Network brings together exceptional disabled scholars, working together to drive change and maximise impact. Members share their stories, experiences, expertise and vision to support the next generation of disabled scholars.

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Disability and Transitions: Reflections on Moving from Academia to Full-Time Employment

Molly is a 2021 Snowdon Scholar and member of the Disabled Leaders Network. She is currently completing an Mphil in Classics at Cambridge University and has recently secured a job with Office for Students, due to start in the Autumn. In this blog Molly shares her reflections as a disabled student moving into employment andContinue reading “Disability and Transitions: Reflections on Moving from Academia to Full-Time Employment”

Q & A with Jonny Huntington

Jonny Huntington is a disabled athlete, explorer and a member of the Disabled Leaders Network having completed a masters in Sport and Health Science at Exeter University in 2019/20. In this conversation, we spoke with Jonny about his next ambition – to be the first disabled person to solo the South Pole, ever. Jonny aims toContinue reading “Q & A with Jonny Huntington”

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