May you sparkle and shine every day just like you were on the Victoria’s Secret stage. Dreams come true if you believe deeply, work really hard and lead with heart and conviction. Last month I rolled onto the Victoria’s Secret & Co. stage at their Columbus, Ohio headquarters. O-M-G a dream come true. This is … read more… Sparkle and Shine like You’re on the Victoria’s Secret Stage
“Disability isn’t the lack of ability, it’s the lack of a solution” Comcast -Accessibility. I am grateful for the opportunity today to contribute to this important conversation during the “Comcast Accessibility: October #NDEAM Speaker Series” virtual event! I am truly inspired by Comcast & NBCUniversal dedication to accessibility and inclusivity. It’s not just about creating products and services for people with disabilities, but also about empowering … read more… Comcast/NBCUniversal accessibility & inclusivity
Thank you Siemens, it was an honor to deliver my speech, Disabling Ableism in the Workplace, to your global team today. The outpouring of support and confirmation in the event chat string verified that the message was received and it gave me a great sense of validation in the DEI & Accessibility work that I do. … read more… Siemens & NDEAM Keynote!
Thank you Motive for the opportunity to contribute to your #NDEAM Speaker Series virtual event and for recognizing the importance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month! I was excited to deliver my Disabling Ableism in the Workplace keynote for your team. Motive is a technology company that builds products to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability … read more… Virtual Keynote for Motive
Expand Your Markets With Accessibility I was thrilled to moderate a panel at the latest NAA DEI Awareness Week. I was joined by Jill Ramsey, Regina Weinstein and Maegan Blau, and we discussed how we can expand markets with accessibility by building a beyond compliance mindset. Our panel shared how the Americans with Disabilities Act … read more… NAA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awareness Week
“We must be willing to change our policies as a guide to change our behavior. If we are not willing to change, then we are willing to sacrifice justice.” Dr. Judy White. Thank you Riverside County Office of Education for inviting me as a keynote speaker to deliver my “Heart of Inclusion” message as well … read more… Excellence Through Equity – RCOE Conference 2023
As a DEIA speaker, my business takes me all over the world. It is exciting, and through these travels I am experiencing new places, cultures and meeting all kinds of amazing people from so many different backgrounds and perspectives. The honor of impacting companies, organizations and the individuals associated with them in a positive, informative … read more… Society for Collegiate Travel and Expense Management Conference
Thank you to The E.W. Scripps Company and Danyelle “DC” Wright for inviting me to be a part of today’s amazing panel discussion during the #ScrippsEDISymposium! We had a meaningful discussion on the importance of understanding the barriers of employees with visible disabilities in the workplace. What an opportunity to collaborate with renowned disability advocates like Rebecca Alexander, Maysoon Zayid and Andraea LaVant (a … read more… E.W. Scripps EDI Symposium Event!
Thank you Sovos and Nina Bryson Fleming for having me back again this year to be a speaker during your Sovos Exchange event! It was an incredible chance to engage in meaningful discussions and to share my keynote speech on “Embracing Equity & Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability.” “Sovos provides businesses with the confidence needed to navigate an … read more… Embracing Equity & Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability
Yesterday I was invited to be the keynote speaker at the Rhythm and Moves event where I delivered my speech, Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion, to a group of physical education instructors from the #BayArea in #California. Rhythm and Moves, Inc is a physical education and music education program for public and private schools! This engagement … read more… Rhythm and Moves Event