Motivational Speaker, Disability Rights Activist, and Model. Virali Modi was born in Mumbai, India in 1991. Due to an unknown illness, Virali was declared dead three times. After surviving three near death experiences, she was left paralysed. And started using a wheelchair at the age of 15. Throughout the years, Virali dealt with the struggles of a normal teenager. With the added challenges of becoming newly disabled and trying to figure out life.
Many medical treatments later. Virali regained the use of her upper body and started her writing career. She was Quora’s Top Writer from the years 2013-2018. Where she mostly wrote about disability, disability awareness, inspiration. Life experiences, and the law of attraction.
Currently, she believes spreading positivity can change the world. As a motivational speaker, she’s spoken at various colleges across the nation. To spread the message of hope, positivity, and perseverance. With three TEDx talks under her belt and over two years of experience as a public speaker. Virali wants to continue spreading this message. Because the future needs positivity and love.
Besides motivational speaking, Virali is India’s first disabled model. She’s worked with brands like Being Human, FBB, Ethnicity, and Shrutimangaaysh. She has been the showstopper for Viviana Mall’s Initiative for Women’s Day in March 2019. FBB for their annual event called Spark in March 2019. Ethnicity for Bombay Times Fashion Week in April 2019. And recently for Shrutimangaaysh at an event called Jewels Of Pune in August 2019.
Topics of Talks:
Disability – Disability Awareness, Disability law, Stigma around disability. And how it can be changed, her campaigns for accessibility
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