Path-Breaking Accessibility Elder Sharron Rush Wins National AARP Prize
Posted on August 1, 2022
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This is an article about Sharron Rush who just won a big prize. Sharron is founder and head of Knowbility. Knowbility offers digital access consulting, training, and community. The prize is called the AARP Purpose Prize. For 2023 Sharron was one of only five non-profit leaders to receive this national award. In this article Sharron explains how she hopes this prestigious prize will advance the cause of digital inclusion for disabled people. The prize comes with a fifty-thousand-dollar donation to Knowbility. At the end of the article you can learn how to vote for Knowbility to get an extra ten thousand dollars.
On July 28, 2022, AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) announced winners of the organization’s prestigious Purpose Prize for 2023. AARP, with over 38 million members, is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the United States. It chose Sharron Rush, founder and executive director of the digital accessibility consultancy Knowbility, as one of only five AARP Purpose Prize winners.
AARP describes the prize as follows:
Purpose Prize honorees give back to their communities with a generosity of spirit that is [...]