Episode 9: Angel Dixon

Our next guest on Retail Therapy is Angel Dixon OAM, a passionate activist for disability inclusion and human rights.

Angel is a two-time international Mercedes Benz Fashion Week model. In 2017 Angel became the first agency-signed model with a physical impairment to feature in a national television campaign.

Since then, she has used her profile to create positive changes towards community attitude, serving as CEO and Board Member at the Attitude Foundation. She was named 2019 Queensland Young Australian of the Year and has received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her work.

This episode explores:

  • Angel’s journey as a person with a physical impairment
  • Breaking barriers in the modelling industry
  • Advocacy for body positivity and inclusivity
  • Insights for individuals encountering obstacles in their careers or daily lives due to disabilities
  • Areas where society still lacks inclusivity and what can be done to address them
  • Inclusivity in retail and the common challenges in making retail spaces more inclusive
  • Common misconceptions about disability and strategies for combating them

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