A female social entrepreneur in Singapore, Ong Jin Yun, herself mainstream-educated with hearing issues and strong support from family and friends, is tackling employer prejudice against graduates with hearing issues.
Read more: We’re deaf, not inferior
Ms Ong took action, knowing of the extra work deaf students put in to match peer attainment, and realising that 64 per cent of deaf and hard-of-hearing graduates are paid less than others in the same team and company (2010).
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