Susana Scott, the visionary leader behind Brematson Disability Advocates, has revolutionized the landscape of disability advocacy. Through her unwavering dedication and commitment to inclusivity, Scott’s organization has become a driving force for positive change, empowering individuals with disabilities and transforming communities across Canada.
Scott’s journey began when her daughter was born with Spina Bifida, igniting a deep passion within her to champion the rights of people with disabilities. Drawing upon her extensive experience as a Special Assistant to the Minister and President of the Treasury Board, Scott founded Brematson Disability Advocates in 2004. Since then, the organization has emerged as a national powerhouse, successfully navigating government bureaucracy and advocating for effective policy reforms.
In addition to her advocacy work, Scott has actively sponsored initiatives such as the SMD All Abilities Dance Group and the City of Winnipeg’s Sponsor Winnipeg program, fostering inclusivity and raising awareness within the disability community. Her compelling speeches and inspiring TEDx talk have captivated audiences, shedding light on the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities.
Scott’s impact extends beyond her advocacy efforts into the political realm, where she has successfully lobbied for the implementation of accessibility rights legislation in Manitoba. This achievement has led to significant strides in ensuring inclusivity and equal opportunities for all. As a board member of Variety Manitoba, Scott continues to contribute to fundraising and marketing goals, amplifying the organization’s mission of supporting children in need.
The journey of building Brematson Disability Advocates was not without its challenges, but Scott’s perseverance and success stories have shattered stigmas surrounding for-profit disability organizations. Personal tragedies have further strengthened her resolve, reinforcing her unwavering commitment to her family, faith, and business.
As Brematson Disability Advocates expands its reach, Scott remains resolute in her mission to create a more inclusive society. With her visionary leadership and unwavering dedication, she continues to empower individuals with disabilities, inspiring positive change, and paving the way for a future where everyone can thrive.
Links and Resources:
- Brematson Disability Advocates Inc.: www.brematson.ca