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Molly Burke

Location: United States

YouTube Channel: Molly Burke (https://www.youtube.com/user/MollyBurkeOfficial/videos)

Disability: Blindness

Molly Burke, an advocate, author, and social media star, empowers her millions of fans worldwide on her platform, in commercials, and by speaking at conferences, on stages, and alongside leading figures in the inclusivity and equality world. From a young age, Burke was told that she could not be a powerful speaker and “beauty queen” because she was legally blind. This didn’t stop her from achieving her dreams but instead drove her as she went on to win Miss Teen Canada International and soon after began inspiring others with her voice at places such as the United Nations Headquarters. 

Burke’s goal was to connect with her listeners and take to the web as a digital creator, building a very successful YouTube account making history as one of the first creators with a disability. Some of her most recent videos include “Full ‘Blind Girl’ Makeup Routine,” “Top 5 More Accessible Smart Kitchen Appliances” and “Attempting to Vintage Shop in Palm Springs.” As she grew she launched TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat accounts. 

Molly has worked with influential brands including Disney, Microsoft, Aerie, Tampax, and others. In addition to her monumental work inspiring, educating, and guiding her viewers, she consults with various companies including Google, Samsung, and Procter & Gamble to create more accessible and universal designs.