Distinguished Alumna, Motivational Speaker, and CEO Alycia Anderson

Published: Monday March 4, 2024
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Alycia Anderson hasn’t always had a stage, but she’s always had her voice. From a young age, Anderson (Physical Education, ’05), has asserted herself by speaking up and living her core belief: she deserves to be included, just like everyone else. Now she is included and is a distinguished alumna, motivational speaker, and CEO living out her dreams.

3 Year Anniversary

Published: Friday October 27, 2023
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This week, we’re celebrating 3 years in business! The Alycia Anderson Company, LLC is a disabled owned/ woman owned business. I’m so proud of that! We are a small team but a mighty one. We advocate for disability inclusion and accessibility in the workplace through our award winning keynote offerings, through our micro-learning trainings & … read more… 3 Year Anniversary

2022 EBRG Program of the Year

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Awarded 2022 Employee Business Resource Group (EBRG) Program of the Year for delivering my DEI Educational Speech –  Intersectionality through the Lens of Disability to Sodexo, a leader in: food, facilities management, and workplace & technical management services with 412,000 employees globally. EBRG Group Award Program of the Year “SOAR invited Inclusion Superwoman Alycia Anderson … read more… 2022 EBRG Program of the Year

Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion

Published: Wednesday October 6, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion TEDx South Lake Tahoe 2021 Sacramento, California – Alycia Anderson is announcing the release of her TEDx South Lake Tahoe 2021 talk, which was delivered at her alma mater Lake Tahoe Community College on May 15, 2021. Her talk, Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to … read more… Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion

Inclusion in the Workplace

Published: Friday October 11, 2019
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Alycia Anderson, VP of Sales at Knock, was born with Sacral Agenesis and she emphasizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Through personal experiences, including a positive job interview not defined by their disability, the benefits of inclusion and diversity are demonstrated. They stress on open conversations, even in the face of uncertainty. Knock’s internal culture supporting inclusivity, diversity and collaboration is highlighted as instrumental in fostering a more accepting professional environment. Further, the existence of diversity and inclusion programs is critical for organizational growth and workplace evolution.