Senior Advisor, National Inclusive Health & Sports Program Email Michelle
Michelle is the Senior Advisor to the National Inclusive Health & Sports Program, overseeing the National Buddy Walk Program, Athlete Ambassador Program, Charity Racing Teams and Our Healthy Community.
Michelle is passionate about health and fitness, and combines her passion and her advocacy experience in the disability community in making health, an important human right, a priority for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.
Michelle is the Buddy Walk® Program Manager who works with Buddy Walk® organizers to help kick start, maintain and grow Walks across the country. She also helps plan the annual NYC Buddy Walk® and Buddy Walk® Conference.
Michelle was born in Colombia, South America, and is fluent in Spanish!
Meet an Athlete Ambassador
“I love being an ambassador for NDSS because it shows others they can do things like run 5 half marathons if they want to and train really hard. I love that I get to wear my NDSS gear for my races so I can inspire others.”