Day 1. Opening keynote by Samantha Renke: Rock the boat, it’s time to make waves

2. KEYNOTE Rock the Boat

Actress and activist Samantha Renke shares her story on dispelling stereotypes, pushing through barriers and challenging perceptions.

This is a recording of the session that took place 09:40 - 10:10 on Monday 15 June during the Be Inspired Virtual Conference 2020.

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Born with brittle bones condition osteogenesis imperfecta, Samantha Renke decided she wanted to pursue a career in acting. However, with a lack of disability on screen, she realised attitudes had to change.

Rather than give up on her dream, she decided to get out there and shift opinion herself.

An advocate for standing up for what you believe in, Samantha shares her story on dispelling stereotypes, pushing through barriers and challenging perceptions. Learn how you can do the same and why it’s time to make waves.

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