I recently had the opportunity to exclusively interview Collette Divitto to learn five random facts about herself, and what the biggest misconception people have when it comes to those with a disability. Check out my interview with Collette below:
Loryn: What is the biggest misconception people have when it comes to those with a disability?
Collette: That we are capable of very little and cannot be a valuable employee .
Loryn: What challenges have you've overcome since creating Collettey's Cookies Corp.?
Collette: Gaining people’s respect as a business person and being looked up to rather than people feeling sorry for me.
Loryn: What advice do you have for those with a disability who are currently looking for a job?
Collette: Do not give up, believe in your dreams and no matter who you are you can make a great difference in this world!
Loryn: If you could change one thing about this world, what would it be?
Collette: That we all blend together and include one another no matter who or what you are!
Loryn: What is something people would be surprised to learn about you?
Collette: I live independently for 5 years now and pay all my own bills.
Be sure to stay updated with Collette Divitto by checking out her website: https://colletteys.com/