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19 02, 2019

Meet our Events Coordinator, Simon

By |2019-02-19T16:16:50+00:00February 19th, 2019|Meet our Team|

I am a PhD student at the University of Calgary. I have been a support worker with ENABLE since November 2017. When I first heard about the grassroots social enterprise, their mission to create meaningful partnerships between people with disabilities and support workers stood out to me. I signed up shortly after meeting Sue Crawford, the co-founder of ENABLE and a fellow graduate student. I was matched to a youth who excitedly waits for me to take him out each week (okay, I might look forward to it as much as he does). Let me start by saying, being a student is isolating. I

19 02, 2019

Interview with the Executive Director of ENABLE

By |2019-02-19T16:00:12+00:00February 19th, 2019|Meet our Team|

Our Community Ambassador, Hailee interviewed our Executive Director. We learned about ENABLE, self-care, hammocks, and evolutionary biology. Hi, Sue! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview. We are curious. Tell us a little bit about how you used your role as a nurse to fill a need in the community by creating ENABLE. After graduating from the accelerated Bachelor of Nursing program at the University of Calgary in 2012, I knew that I wanted to make positive change in peoples’ lives; I just didn’t know what or how at that time. After graduating, I eagerly pursued positions on a medicine/neurosciences