Access Israel wins Social Entrepreneurship Award

 
 
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The “Globes” 2006 Social Entrepreneurship award was awarded last night at the opening session of the Israel Business Conference to Wagner for his work in Access Israel, a non-profit organization working to promote accessibility and the integration of people with disabilities into Israeli society with dignity, equality and maximal independence.


Accepting the award Wagner said, “There are 200,000 people in Israel with severe disabilities. I want all of us to be able to lead normal lives, to be able to work, for all of us to be equal".

Wagner called upon the business community to become join the effort and work to make businesses accessible and employ more people with disabilities.

Wagner added that "It can happen to anyone."

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepeneurship

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