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Caroline Casey, Ashoka Ireland Fellow

Caroline Casey is the Founder of the O2 Ability Awards and Binc. A former management consultant with Accenture, Caroline is visually impaired to the degree that she is registered as legally blind. She was the first Irish person to be appointed a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2006 and was awarded an honorary doctorate from NUI Ireland in the same year. In 2006 she also became the first Ashoka Fellow from Ireland and the UK and received the Eisenhower Fellowship. Caroline speaks on issues of disability discrimination and looking past limits, and is a regular speaker at forums including the WEF in Davos, TEDx and One Young World.