Those who are open-minded and interested in other people – also in those who are different – have less prejudices. That’s at least what Agnes Gebler thinks. But she also understands first fears of contact. What matters to her is the willingness to approach to others. What else is important to her and which questions she would like to be answered, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
Which person has influenced you most?
Agnes Gebler: Many people have influenced me. But there is one person who influenced me maybe the most: a very good friend from my workplace. I owe him a lot and he is always there for me.
You have the chance to become the German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled. What would you do first?
Agnes Gebler: First of all I would inform myself what kind of wishes and needs disabled people have. Then I could continue where my predecessor stopped or I could start new things.