Chaica Al Qassimi is from the UAE. Chaica is very active and enjoys taking part in lots of sports – she is a black belt in karate.
Recently Chaica spoke up on behalf of the UAE at the UN about the rights of women with disabilities, which she felt was a fantastic achievement. Gender equality is very important to Chaica.
Chaica says that she wants to work to make sure all people are accepted and included. She wants to spread awareness about the importance of self-acceptance.
She is excited to represent self-advocates across the MENA region on the Inclusion International council and says it feels amazing to have her voice heard. Chaica says that she will work hard to make sure that people’s rights are respected.