Maayan Ziv is a passionate and relentless advocate for creating a more accessible world.
An activist, a photographer and an entrepreneur living with Muscular Dystrophy, from a young age she challenged norms and worked within her community to increase awareness of disability issues and improve accessibility.
In 2015, Maayan founded AccessNow, a crowdsourced app to map the accessibility status of locations worldwide. She has since been a regular media commentator in the media on topics such as disability and inclusion. In 2016, she received the City of Toronto Access Award and the David C. Onley Leadership in Accessibility Award in recognition of her innovative solutions and commitment to improving the lives of people of all abilities.