Category: Speeches

WomanUP!® 2022 National Conference!


Published: Tuesday September 6, 2022
ID: Alycia sitting in her wheelchair sitting on stage wearing read giving Heart of Inclusion speech presentation.

Last week the WomanUP!® 2022 National Conference invited me to be the keynote speaker and close out their multi day event for them! The WomanUP! organization, is an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS®, which supports the journey of women to the very TOP of their careers. They asked me to share my story … read more

Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance


Published: Thursday July 21, 2022

Today I shared time and space with Griffis Residential DEI council, executives, investors and amazing team in Boulder, CO. Thank you for inviting me to share my message of #DisablingAbleism and for taking a deep dive in the conversation of disability inclusion in the workplace, in multifamily, in rental housing, in accessibility and and beyond! Today we paved further … read more

RPMOne Keynote Event!


Published: Friday June 3, 2022
Image description: Alycia on stage speaking with RPM ONE sign behind her in Austin wearing black pants and pinstripes.

Thrilled to have been invited to deliver my #keynote centered around my Heart of Inclusion message at the RPMOne event last week in Austin, TX Their theme Coming Together as ONE is where to begin with INCLUSIVITY! Thank you for giving me the platform to share! So happy and thankful! ♥️

A Woman’s Take on Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability


Published: Monday March 28, 2022
alycia sitting in her wheelchair in front of trees wrapped with lights

I was honored to deliver my speech called “A woman’s take on intersectionality through the lens of disability” to Abercrombie & Fitch in celebrating Women’s History Month and I highlighted the many women of our past who also have disabilities in common like me.  Women such as: Frida Kahlo, Maya Angelou, Helen Keller, and Judy … read more

Thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back!


Published: Monday March 21, 2022
Alycia sitting in studio giving virtual speech to A&F Co team. She is smiling and wearing a tan vest with hair in a high bun.

HUGE thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back for the 2nd time! HUGE honor to be the keynote speaker celebrating Women’s History Month. Loved sharing my speech A Woman’s Take on Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability. Grateful for having the opportunity to share the stories of some of the stellar … read more

Kicking off 2022 with Club 21 Learning and Resource Center!


Published: Monday January 31, 2022

I had the super awesome opportunity to be invited to speak at Club21 Learning and Resource Center yesterday to kick of my 2022 bookings! What is Club 21? Great question! Club 21 provides the educational tools and resources that enable individuals with Down syndrome to be fully included. Their goal is for every individual with … read more