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Heather’s experiences of disability led her to study for an English MRes degree focused on the depiction of disability and corporeal difference in contemporary literature. She is passionate about inclusion in the media, and has published several articles on the topic. She writes and talks openly about mental health and her experiences with pain management and other therapies, and has collaborated with several charities on various campaigns surrounding diversity. Heather is an Ambassador for Inclusive Minds, and advises others on authentic inclusion. During her time working at an international law firm, Heather has actively engaged in discussions surrounding inclusivity and diversity in the workplace, and is currently working to relaunch a firm-wide disability network.
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