Amanda Booth is an American supermodel and actress. She has worked on fashion editorials for Italian Vogue, Australian Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle and appeared in advertising campaigns for Lancome, Fiat, Hershey’s, Target, Old Navy, and more. She has been featured on network television shows including “Hot in Cleveland,” “Maron,” and “Community.” In addition to her modeling and acting career, Booth utilizes her media presence to advocate for the differently-abled community. She loves to write about her passions and her beautiful son Micah, who happens to have Down syndrome.
Global is proud to honor Amanda Booth with our 2019 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award.
A tv personality, public speaker, artist, and entrepreneur, Megan Bomgaars is a leader in the Down syndrome community. The 26-year-old stars on A&E’s reality television show Born This Way, which features 7 adults with Down syndrome navigating through life in pursuit of their dreams. To date, the show has several awards, including three Emmy Awards and two Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards. Megan was recognized by the A&E producers while giving a keynote presentation at the NDSC Annual Convention in 2015 and invited to participate in the show.
Global is proud to honor Megan Bomgaars with our 2019 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award.