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Example of Best Practice: Born For Business on Peacock

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Learn about a powerful new docuseries that spotlights the untold stories of four entrepreneurs with disabilities. Born For Business gives viewers an insider’s look at what it takes to launch and run a thriving small business. Just as each entrepreneur is on the brink of success, they must navigate the complications that the COVID-19 pandemic presents.


The Cast:

  • Qiana Allen, a fashionista with lupus who creates clothing for women with curves
  • Collette Divitto, a baker with Down syndrome who owns a cookie brand on a mission to create change
  • Chris Triebes, a driven single dad with spinal muscular atrophy (type III) making waves in the music industry
  • Lexi Zanghi, a millennial entrepreneur with anxiety who runs a fashion-forward brand
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Executive Producers:

  • Laura Korkoian, Executive Producer
  • Jonathan Murray, Executive Producer

Meet the Author

Eric Ascher

Eric Ascher is the Communications Associate for RespectAbility. He is responsible for supporting RespectAbility’s Vice President, Communications in developing and implementing advocacy efforts and communications of various types. Ascher manages RespectAbility’s social media channels, website and emails; organizes and develops webinars; and supervises Communications Fellows.

3 comments… add one
  • Marisela Rivera Sep 28, 2021, 2:17 pm

    I missed this event. Will this be available to view on the site?

    • Lauren Appelbaum Oct 1, 2021, 12:24 pm

      Yes. It will be up next week!

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