Episode 79: Muscular Dystrophy with Keisha Greaves of Girls Chronically Rock

Episode 79: Muscular Dystrophy with Keisha Greaves of Girls Chronically Rock

Overview

Keisha Greaves is the founder of fashion label Girls Chronically Rock, and is a motivational speaker and former Massachusetts State Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Diagnosed as a graduate student with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, she is now largely wheelchair-bound. As a patient advocate, she worked with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to have September 30th officially proclaimed as Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day in the city of Cambridge, MA. Her passion is in adaptive fashion, and she works with Framingham State University students to teach the importance of access and practicality in their designs. She has been featured on numerous media outlets, including Good Morning America, the Today Show, ABC News, Thrive Global, and Politico. She is an active participant in many local fundraising events for the MDA and other organizations, frequently encouraging audiences to “Fill the Boot” to support research and awareness. She’s also a total inspiration, encouraging those of us living with chronic illnesses to embrace the change and move forward into our new lives with grace and enthusiasm. Tune in to get dosed with an infectious amount of joy!

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