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Disabled but capable

Fiona Galea Debono, The Times of Malta 

Rita Vella Borg has been recognised in the past for her strong personality but she was still surprised when her profile was raised to one of 12 Women Inspiring Europe, broadening her reach way beyond Malta, despite the fact she is bound to a wheelchair.

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Achiever for disabled people nominated for European award

06/07/2004

Fiona Galea Debono

Rita Borg, the 31-year-old secretary of the Muscular Dystrophy Group and board member of the National Commission - Persons with Disability, has been nominated and shortlisted for the 14th European Women of Achievement Awards.

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Most inspirational woman in Europe

“Rita has made Malta proud,” said MEP David Casa when meeting with Rita Vella at the European Parliament in Brussels.