Is 2024 the Year of Change? Disability, Inclusion and Awareness with Project Nemo

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Is 2024 the Year of Change? Disability, Inclusion and Awareness with Project Nemo

by Polly Jean HarrisonApril 24, 2024April 24, 2024

Sat around a kitchen table of an Airbnb in Vienna in October 2023, an unlikely trio united by a fiery passion to put right the inequalities in the world found themselves discussing inclusion and accessibility within fintech. Former payments CEO Joanne Dewar, disability advocate Kris Foster and graduate Ella Manley together realised that there was a major gap in awareness and understanding about disability inclusion across the board. And so, Project Nemo was born.

Officially launched at Innovate Finance Global Summit in London on 15 April 2024, Project Nemo is a pioneering new disability inclusion initiative that is seeking to accelerate disability inclusion journeys across the fintech industry.

Taking place over the next 12 months, the project aims to provide a ‘wake-up call’ and step change in disability inclusion, creating long-term changes through educating, empowering and showcasing across different facets of the disability community.

Making waves

Dewar, previously CEO of payments company Thredd (formerly GPS), is leading the charge on the project, after months of conversations with [...]

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