In this episode of BDMT we talk to Tempitope Okupe of Nigeria and Ronnie Ronnie Muwanga of Uganda about their experiences living in their countries as Black Disabled men.
Temiope is a Mandela Washington Fellow who holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development in the United Kingdom. Temitope is a program coordinator at the Community Development Links Initiative. Temitope leads the organization’s special needs empowerment team, with over seven years of experience in community development. He has provided capacity building and mentorship to children and young adults with special needs in communities. A motivational speaker and disability rights advocate, he has been actively involved in the disability rights movements as well as with various development organizations that promote disability rights and address empowerment equality, accessibility, and opportunity concerns around the world.
Opening theme song: “Story Neva Been Told” By Keith Jones and Leroy Moore.
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