Welcome back to Professional Perspective, where industry professionals share their insights regarding various employment related topics!
December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – an international observance proclaimed by the United Nations since 1992. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of on the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
To celebrate this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Chris Gaulin joins us today to share his professional perspective on choosing a career in entrepreneurship as a person with a disability!
Chris is a seasoned entrepreneur from Winnipeg with 20 years’ experience running a number of businesses. He built and currently operates a wireless Internet service provider, which offers high-speed Internet access to rural communities in Manitoba. Most recently, Chris launched Fastoche, a daycare management suite designed specifically for touch devices that brings cutting-edge technology and communications tools to educators and parents in child care centres.
Today’s question is:
What advice do you have for students and recent graduates with a disability who are interested in a career as an entrepreneur?
Click here to read Chris’s professional perspective: Keys to success as entrepreneur with a disability
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