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Successful Entrepreneurs Living With A Disability You Should Know About

Tuesday 30 July 2019

 

From Study Breaks:

 

Handbags by Charlotte Elizabeth
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Successful Entrepreneurs Living With A Disability You Should Know About

When you hear determined, these four people fit the category perfectly.

By Eleanore Belanger, Arizona State University
July 28, 2019
© 2019 Study Breaks.

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Charlotte Elizabeth

Charlotte Jones’ dream was to design the perfect purse that could be used on every occasion, but when she was 16 years old, her health took a downward spiral. She became housebound and had to leave school. Jones was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, is a disease that can cause significant loss in physical and cognitive ability.

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome causes an increased heart rate when a person goes from laying down to standing up. It can cause a number of issues, like fainting upon standing and extreme fatigue.

Both of Jones’ illnesses are debilitating, but with support from The Prince’s Trust, which helps young people in the United Kingdom launch their own businesses, Charlotte was still able to follow her dream and create the handbag she had always dreamed about, all from her bed and on her fatigued body’s schedule.

Jones has since turned her housebound handbag dreams into a globally recognized, high-end brand called Charlotte Elizabeth. Even Meghan Markle wanted a Charlotte Elizabeth purse.

The Charlotte Elizabeth mission is to inspire everyone, those with and without a disability alike, to chase their dreams.

 

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