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"In My Dreams I Dance"
by Anne Wafula Strike

"How one woman battled prejudice and setbacks to become a champion"

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Anne Wafula Strike MBE provides a personal example of courage, commitment and determination that challenges misconceptions about disability. Athlete, author, and sporting ambassador, Anne inspires achievement and excellence across a broad range of life situations through motivational talks and appearances that encourage others to overcome difficulties and maximise potential.

Anne Wafula Strike Awarded MBE
“It’s a huge honour and blessing to be named in Her Majesty's Birthday Honours - as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to disability sport and charity work. This is not just for me but for all of us especially those who have given me opportunities to give back to society.”
(Anne Wafula Strike MBE)

London 2012 Paralympics
2012 has been very successful with the Olympic and Paralympic games coming to London. It was a big honour to be one of the 580 people taking part in the torch relay, being one of the ITV London Tonight commentary team, and to be at hand for experts insites on Para Olympics Games for BBC World TV. Also my debut as a performer at the Royal Festival Hall with the Graeae Theatre Company's show - Snowballs and Sequin, as one of Rhinstone Rollers.

Talking about Forgiveness

Be sure to keep checking this page as I will be talking about FORGIVENESS. It is true, that when we FORGIVE, we release negative ties that bind us …and we pave room for a brighter future by freely moving on.

'Tough Mudder' for Africa

Anne will embark on an extra ordinary journey as she tries to tackle one of the most difficult assault courses in the world. 'Tough Mudder' is not for the faint hearted, and it's even more challenging when you are a wheelchair user. Anne believes that with her teams' support she will overcome the obstacles and complete the challenge.

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She is doing this to raise funds for AbleChildAfrica, a charity that supports young people living with disability in Africa.

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International Nepal Fellowship - BBC Radio 4

Please give your support to this amazing project. Every child matters!

Anne Strike on BBC Radio 4

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Book - 'In My Dreams I Dance'
In My Dreams I Dance is a powerful autobiographical account of adversity, endurance, and accomplishment. A natural storyteller with an excellent command of language, Anne’s journey from Kenya to Britain is punctuated with anecdotes of prejudice, friendship, and motherhood, leading to triumph over testing circumstances.
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Motivational Speaker
Anne is a patron of AbleChildAfrica, an ambassador for ADD International and Right to Play, and has worked with Learn Direct, National Children’s Fund, Disability Rights Commission, Remploy, Leonard Cheshire Volunteers, the Association for the Physically Handicapped of Kenya and several schools. She has also provided motivational support for young women with social problems and has given motivational speeches on behalf of multinational corporations, including the House of Commons and the President of the Commonwealth Summit.
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