Sue Crawford – Co-Founder, Executive Director
Sue is an innovator, advocate and ally to countless clients and families affected by chronic illness and disability. She is a three-time graduate from the University of Calgary, with Baccalaureate degrees in science (2010) and nursing (2013) and a Master’s degree in nursing (2020). Employing over a decade of experience as a support worker and supportive roommate to clients with disabilities, Sue’s thesis entitled, To Have a Paddle and Rudder: A Postmodern Narrative Study of the Lives of Families with Disability, investigated the ways that people and families experience disability in their daily lives. When she is not building Enable, Sue works as a faculty nursing instructor at Bow Valley College and as a registered nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. You might recognize Sue as one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40, class of 2020. In addition to her over 30 awards and success across incubator programs and pitch competitions, Sue was also recognized by Startup Canada as the Social Innovation Award winner for the Prairies.