Global Access & Inclusion Hub
Resources for sharing, scaling, and connecting to people and organizations addressing global access and inclusion.
Creating the Global Access & Inclusion Hub
This Hub was created in partnership between Global Solution Networks (GSN) and the Rick Hansen Foundation, whose mission is to inspire leaders, influencers and the public to join Rick Hansen in creating a global movement to remove barriers and liberate the potential of people living with disabilities. Learn more.
What is a GSN?
A Global Solution Network – or GSN – is a particularly effective type of global problem-solving organization. Thousands of GSNs are appearing in response to the failure of more traditional organizations and governments to solve the world’s toughest problems. Learn more about GSNs.
Featured Global Access & Inclusion Networks
Learn more about GSNs working on Access and Inclusion by clicking the images below.
Key Research: Major Concepts and Featured Resources on Global Access & Inclusion
Find GSNs & Build Your Network
Find Access & Inclusion GSNs
Global Solution Networks approach problem solving in ten very different ways. Roll over the icons below to learn more about each network type. Click any circle to see active networks within each type working in the access and inclusion space. View All Networks to search and filter from over 100 Global Access & Inclusion networks.
|View All Advocacy NetworksBuilding awareness to change the agenda. Click to see networks.||View All PlatformsEnabling action and interaction by multiple players. Click to see networks.||View All Operational & Delivery NetworksDelivering the change they seek. Click to see networks.||View All Watchdog NetworksBringing issues to light. Click to see networks.||View All Policy NetworksInfluencing and creating social policy. Click to see networks.|
|View All Governance NetworksGovernance without government. Click to see networks.||View All Diasporas Global actors connected by birthplace. Click to see networks.||View All Networked InstitutionsLegitimacy, broad reach and resources. Click to see networks.||View All Knowledge NetworksGathering and sharing data and ideas. Click to see networks.||View All Global Standards NetworksCreating common metrics for global efforts. Click to see networks.|
Customize Your Global Access & Inclusion Hub
Save and track GSNs to build your own personal network of collaborators. Share expertise with global counterparts and get feedback from engaged stakeholders on your initiatives. Post blogs, participate in forums, add resources and contribute to a new approach to global problem solving.
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Latest Blog Posts
It’s hard to believe that we’re almost 17 years into the 21st century. In that time, we’ve seen some amazing advancements in technology that have changed the way we interact with people, products and services that we use on a daily basis. Being born with cerebral palsy, I’ve been exploring the possibilities of how technology can be used to improve the lives of persons with disabilities for as long as I can remember. Continue Reading How Augmented Reality Will Create Access for All
Telepresence robots and robotic technologies are breaking barriers and assisting those with disabilities in their day-to-day lives. Continue Reading Telepresence Robots Break Down Barriers
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Meet the GSN Global Access & Inclusion Platform Curators
Rick Hansen Foundation
Director, Education and Outreach,
Rick Hansen Foundation
Dr. Sambhavi Chandrashekar