Melanie Côté (Canada)

Founder, Do Good Donuts

Founder of Do Good Donuts Melanie Côté is a communications professional, storyteller, and advocate who works tirelessly for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their inclusion. In her role on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome, Melanie has raised funds, run five walks nationally, planned and executed conferences, created a new national website and online fundraising platform, and has been involved with Special Olympics for four years. As a parent, Melanie has spoken at the home office of Tim Horton’s and addressed attendees at the Special Olympics gala as well as many other audiences, sharing the importance of inclusion and of the limitless potential of young people like her daughter. She believes, above all else, that inclusion matters.