Imagine going into an outpatient facility for a simple procedure and coming out weeks later confined to a wheelchair. That’s what happened to Mallory Weggemann — who’s now a professional athlete, motivational speaker and writer at The Factory Agency — when she was just 18 years old. How has Mallory overcome adversity and found strength in her disability? Not only personally, but also as a Paralympic swimmer?
In this episode of Resilient, Mallory joins Deloitte Advisory’s Mike Kearney to share her story and discuss why it’s never too late to pick yourself up and make an impact that matters.
“We all have a disability. Everybody has that thing in life that they’re struggling with… We all have to figure out how to navigate through that. How can our disabilities enable us and not disable us?”