Anne Wafula Strike MBE, (www.annestrike.org ) provides a personal example of courage, commitment and determination that challenges misconceptions about disability. Athlete, author, disability and inclusion champion, and sporting ambassador, Anne likes to inspire achievement and excellence across a broad range of life situations through motivational talks and appearances that encourages others to overcome difficulties and maximise their potential. …

In 2004 Anne became amongst the first wheelchair racers from sub-Sahara Africa to compete in wheelchair Racing at the Paralympics. She uses her life meaningfully, with a purpose to inspire people facing challenges to tap into the latent power that lies within them.
Anne is a Disability Rights campaigner and she has lobbied organisations and government to ensure access and inclusion is on the agenda.
She founded Olympia-Wafula Foundation with a strong vision to promote healthy living solutions for differently able (people living with disability) and those disadvantaged with special emphasis on education, mobility and advocacy to empower and enrich their lives through social inclusion. The work is spread in Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland, Nepal, Haiti and the U.K.
She also supports various charities in the capacity of ambassador, champion and patron. Charities are; AbleChildAfrica, CBM Uk, ADD International, The Island.
In 2017, she presented a BBC Film that highlighted a harrowing treatment of the disabled people https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bxhxb
In 2014, Anne was awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by the Queen of England.
Her biography “In My Dreams I Dance” was published in 2010 by Harper Collins https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Dreams-Dance-Story/dp/0007354282

In 2018 she was awarded a Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Health Sciences) by York St John University.
And in 2022 she was awarded another Honorary Doctorate at the University of Essex.
Anne’s mottos are;
1). “When you have a disability, knowing that you are not defined by it is the sweetest feeling”.
2). “I believe in giving people opportunity and not sympathy. I give because I know what it means to lack”.

.. My websites www.annestrike.org
Foundation www.olympia-wafulafoundation.org

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bxhxb

https://vimeo.com/303037596?ref=em-share She founded Olympia-Wafula Foundation with a strong vision to promote healthy living solutions for differently able (people living with disability) and those disadvantaged with special emphasis on education, mobility and advocacy to empower and enrich their lives through social inclusion. The work is spread in Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland, Nepal, Haiti and the U.K.
She also supports various charities in the capacity of ambassador, champion and patron. Charities are; AbleChildAfrica, CBM Uk, ADD International, The Island.
In 2017, she presented a BBC Film that highlighted a harrowing treatment of the disabled people https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bxhxb
In 2014, Anne was awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by the Queen of England.
Her biography “In My Dreams I Dance” was published in 2010 by Harper Collins https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Dreams-Dance-Story/dp/0007354282