Ep 31: Disabled Inventors – Disability Visibility Project

Posted August 13, 2018 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 31: Disabled Inventors

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Today’s episode is about disabled inventors, featuring an interview with Jane Hartman Adamé, Co-Founder and Co-Inventor of Keela Cup, a new menstrual cup designed for all types of bodies and abilities.

Against a peach colored background, photo of a blue square bag with the word ‘Keela’ and 2 blue silicone menstrual cups lying on top of the bag.

Along with Co-Founder and Co-Inventor Andy Miller, Jane designed Keela Cup using what she calls disability-driven design. You’ll hear Jane talk about the origins of Keela Cup, the importance of controlling your own narrative, and how her recent diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome changed the trajectory of Jane’s life and career as an entrepreneur. This interview was originally recorded at StoryCorps on February 2, 2018 as part of the Disability Visibility Project.

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Related Links

Adamé, Jane Hartman. (December 30, 2017). I Designed a Menstrual Cup That’s Easier for Disabled People to Use. Teen Vogue.

Adamé, Jane Hartman. (April 3, 2018). Including Disability to Drive [...]

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