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Emma Horsfall was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire England, in 1981. She has worked for Barclays bank for over 10 years, starting her career as a community banker. She later began adding her passions to help others and joined Reach and became a spectrum ally along with becoming a digital eagle, teaching people of all ages about all things digital.
Emma’s passion to help people with disabilities has made her involved in many exciting projects that have taken her across the country working with different teams. After a work place accident in 2005, Emma was left permanently disabled, losing the feeling of her right leg and leaving her unable to perform simple tasks like running. However, besides giving up her motor bike she has not allowed this accident to effect her, and fought to be able to walk correctly again. Four major surgeries later, unless you saw the extensive scars you would never know.
Emma has suffered from horrific family event in her childhood and from serious ill health in the last few years, but all of these have only made her a stronger person and someone that will always be first inline to help anyone that needs it. Passions aside, Emma’s skills to communicate with others at different levels are her biggest attribute, and she recently joined a night school to learn British sign language.