Ana Lucía Arellano
Ana was born in Quito, Ecuador and is a marketing and social projects consultant. She is currently the president of RIADIS (Latin America Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families). She is also the first vice-chair of the International Disability Alliance (IDA). Her inspiration has been her son José Miguel, a self-advocate youth with down syndrome. Her biggest passions are her two sons and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities and their families nationally and globally. She dreams of an inclusive world. Her hobby is bike riding.
Her favorite Bible verse is:
Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.