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About Us

The People Behind Challenged Champions and Heroes

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Dr. Robin A. Lococo
President & Founder


The Founder and President of Challenged Champions and Heroes and The creator of the Challenged Champions National Awareness Day. Dr. Lococo has been very ambitious in life, after overcoming many challenges and obstacles in her life. Her size as a 4'9' woman and losing her mother at an early age has struck a fire within her to achieve. She is a three-time Presidential award winner, and the former President of Ethiopia Girma Wolde Gorgis excellence service award in 2016. The 2019 and 2021 United States Lifetime Achievement Award, a bipartisan award given to an individuals with 4000 volunteer service hours to the United States of America. She is also the 2020 Special Needs Civility Icon of the year Global Award winner for the honor culture she has created for Special Needs around the world. Dr. Lococo, had taken her voice to a higher level with creating the Challenged Champions National Awareness Day (JULY 29). She is a voice for recognition for top achievers in the special needs community and their caregivers. Her life mission is to create equity and empowerment for the special-needs communities of the world. “ The world is truly a better place because of champions like Dr. Lococo for standing tall and creating the path for the differently-abled communities to be recognized for excellence,” says HRH Clyde Rivers. Please stand with Dr. Robin Lococo for this noble cause.

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