Rosemary Maratta is dedicated to her chosen profession of occupational therapy (O.T.). Guided by the theory of interdependence between the four dimensions of occupation outlined by renowned Dr. Ann Wilcock – doing, being, becoming, and belonging – Maratta has always been devoted to ensuring that her clients are provided the resources and support they need in order to increase their autonomy.
Steven Atme, recipient of the Simon Chang Difference Maker Award for the Fall 2021/Winter 2022 edition, wears many hats: musician, performer, speaker, teacher, writer, humanitarian, advocate - a man who has inspired so many to overcome their own challenges, pursue dreams and embrace their talents. He believes that everybody is their own leader, can start their own journey, and can create something new.
Fourteen years ago, Jennifer Gallienne had a dream of designing and manufacturing a coat and blanket combination for those using a wheelchair. Gallienne joined forces with John A. Cook, whose background in international finance, risk management and marketing helped to develop a tighter business model. In the fall of 2009, they decided to launch Koolway Sports.