Collette Divitto, who has Down syndrome and runs Collettey’s Cookies, is featured on “Born For Company.” (Shopify Studios)
The output firm at the rear of reality reveals like “Keeping up with the Kardashians” and “Born This Way” is established to debut a new sequence pursuing 4 business people with many disabilities.
The documentary series “Born For Business” will premiere with 10 episodes on NBCUniversal’s streaming support Peacock later on this month.
The exhibit focuses on the ups and downs of working a compact small business — all amid the problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic — for individuals with disabilities.
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“For too prolonged, people with disabilities have been shut out of the workplace,” stated Jon Murray of Bunim/Murray Productions, which is manufacturing the new collection. “With ‘Born For Company,’ we are demonstrating how folks with disabilities have lengthy been employing entrepreneurship to build an economic livelihood for by themselves.”
Collette Divitto, a baker with Down syndrome who is highlighted on the exhibit, talks about how no just one would retain the services of her soon after she finished higher education. But now her small business, Collettey’s Cookies, employs other folks with disabilities has offered much more than 300,000 cookies to date.
Other business owners on the series include things like Qiana Allen, who has lupus and owns a single of the nation’s leading additionally-sized clothes stores, Chris Triebes who has spinal muscular atrophy and runs a concert manufacturing firm in addition to two venues and a tunes festival ticket service and Lexi Zanghi who has anxiousness and operates a style manufacturer that is established to open its initial area.
“Born For Business” is produced by Shopify Studios and Bunim/Murray Productions, the creators of the Emmy-profitable collection “Born This Way,” which followed a team of younger grown ups with Down syndrome. The company is a mainstay in the planet of fact television with credits which includes “The Serious World” and various exhibits that includes users of the Kardashian relatives.
“Born For Business” will be readily available to stream on Peacock starting off Aug. 23.