My Difference Should Make No Difference.

read the story


Christine has always had a passion for working with children and youth. From volunteering at summer camps to tutoring, she loves the idea of helping people reach their full potential. And now, as a...

read the story


As a paralegal working with the Canadian government, Karen is well-acquainted with employment equity and the importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace. And what she finds unfair — and unacceptable — is that...

read the story


Alim has worked in the family business for 15 years since graduating from university. Throughout his career, he has encountered stares, questions, and confusion with respect to his facial difference. This discomfort — driven,...

read the story


“The most qualified person should get the position” is something Ross firmly believes. Yet, this isn’t the case for all people with a facial difference. Discrimination exists, and Ross has experienced it firsthand in...

Request a Speaker

Learn about our roster of speakers and discussion topics.

Share Your Story

Learn more about how you can share your story with AboutFace.