Episode 42- Empowering Individuality with Inclusive Style

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with the Executive Director of Open Style Lab (OSL), a non-profit organization that is on a mission to make style accessible for everyone, regardless of cognitive and physical abilities. Yasmin Keats has devoted her career to the core functions of research, education, and informing the public about inclusive design. She stresses style empowers people, bringing them joy, identity, and self-expression, and inclusion is at the heart of her work.  She joins us to share her experiences, expertise, and advice.

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Yasmin Keats

Yasmin Keats is the Executive Director at Open Style Lab (OSL), A national design award-winning nonprofit organization initiated at MIT in 2014. OSL is dedicated to making style accessible to people of all abilities. Yasmin comes to this field with her experience of living with a physical disability. She has a background in graphic design, architecture, and creative learning.

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Host: Mindy Henderson

Mindy Henderson is MDA’s Vice President of Disability Outreach & Empowerment, Editor-in-Chief of Quest Media, and the host of this podcast.  She was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, type 2 when she was 15 months old and has been a life-long partner to MDA.  Mindy is also a motivational speaker and a writer, and author of the book, The Truth About Things That Suck.

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hendersonmindy/     

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mindyhendersonspeaks/

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