Pathway to Success: Life and Entrepreneurship as an individual with a disability
Glenneisha Darkins, Author and Artist, Self employed
This session will feature author, painter, and public speaker Glenneisha “Glenny” Darkins from Miami, FL. Glenneisha was involved in a traumatic car accident in November of 2010 that severely impacted her four limbs and resulted in her diagnosis of Quadriplegia. In 2014 she wrote and self-published Freedom Chair: An Open Diary of A Quadriplegic and pursued her painting career in 2016. Join Glenneisha to learn about how art and creativity can be more than a hobby.
1. Identify three key points of Glenneisha’s pathway to success
2. Identify any accommodations Glenneisha’s uses for her work
3. Reflect on how Glenneisha identified that her work was a business venture and not a hobby