Aimee Mullins will change every perception you have ever had about ability, disability and adversity. She is a graduate of Georgetown University with a double major in history and diplomacy and competed in NCAA Division 1 Track and Field. A double amputee, Aimee is also the first person to be fitted for the “Flex-Foot Cheetah” prosthetic now used by many athletes worldwide. Aimee competed in the Paralympics in Atlanta in 1996 and was recently appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the Council to Empower Women & Girls through Sports. She has appeared at TED and was named one of the “Coolest Girls in Sport” by Sports Illustrated. Tickets are free for students and $10 for others. Tickets are available at the MSA/GPC Box Office in the MU Student Center. Please visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information. Sponsored by the MSA/GPC Speakers Committee, the Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Et hics, the Organization Resource Group, the Mizzou Alumni Association, the Office of Disability Services, the Parents Leadership Council, and the Department of Student Life.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
South 9th Street, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211