Category: Speeches

Thank you Manulife for having me!

Published: Wednesday June 28, 2023
Alycia wearing blue sitting in studio giving a keynote pointing at the screen

Thank you Manulife for having me as a keynote speaker during your June webinar series and for sharing my messaging of Disabling Ableism in the Workplace. “Manulife is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better!” A special and heartfelt thank you to the team who attended, engaged and … read more… Thank you Manulife for having me!

Keynote Speaker at Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference

Published: Sunday June 11, 2023
Alycia wearing all black popping a wheelie in her wheelchair in an advertisement for Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference on June 8th.

Thank you so much Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference for inviting me to be a #KeynoteSpeaker and share my “Heart of Inclusion” message. What an incredible experience! The feeling of community and comorotery was infectious and I’m taking that energy with me! What a gift. Thank you!  What is the Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference? The WDDC is the … read more… Keynote Speaker at Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference

“Accessibility is Human”

Published: Wednesday May 10, 2023
ID: Catarina wearing red with glasses and smiling. Brian wearing blue and smiling. Alycia wearing white with glasses smiling. On a shared webinar screen with.

A great conversation about “Accessibility is Human” and how promoting the idea that accessibility is not just a technical issue, but a matter of human rights and inclusivity. Happy to be a part of this conversation and partner with Hummingbird Humanity and honored to share space with and learn from Catarina Rivera, MSEd, MPH, CPACC & Brian McComak, MSM, LGBTQ ❤️ … read more… “Accessibility is Human”

Thank you eharmony!

Published: Thursday April 6, 2023
ID: Alycia wearing black turtleneck and bun in hair sitting in studio giving a keynote.

Thank you eharmony for inviting me to give my keynote Disabling Ableism! It was an honor to be able to share my knowledge and experience with your team. Thank you for the effort and resources that you invested in organizing this event and inviting me to be a part of it!

Thank You to Coalfire Cyber Security

Published: Thursday March 16, 2023
ID: Alycia wearing green in her studio giving a keynote virtually.

?? A HUGE thank you to Coalfire Cyber Security for inviting me to speak last week! ?? A HUGE honor to be the keynote speaker celebrating Women’s History Month. ❤️ Loved sharing my speech on Disabling Ableism. The Modern Pathway to Inclusion ® ♡♡♡ Thank you to Anjna Mehta-Singh the queen of #DEI for believing in my message and … read more… Thank You to Coalfire Cyber Security

Facing Inclusion Triumphs and Struggles in Physical Education

Published: Tuesday March 14, 2023
Alycia and Tonya on stage with crowd behind us doing a selfie right before Alycia takes the stage.

Recently, I was invited to be the keynote speaker at the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) state conference where I delivered my speech, Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion, to thousands of physical education instructors from all over the state. On receiving this booking request, it was an immediate … read more… Facing Inclusion Triumphs and Struggles in Physical Education

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Western Asset Management 

Published: Wednesday March 8, 2023
ID: Alycia sitting in studio wearing purple giving speech "Intersectionality and Embracing Equity Through the Lens of Disability"

Thank you Western Asset Management for inviting me to be a part of your celebration of #InternationalWomensDay and for showing up with a commitment to #EmbraceEquity not only for women but also the many intersections of identity we encompass including disability! ID: Alycia sitting in studio wearing purple giving speech “Intersectionality and Embracing Equity Through the Lens of Disability”

First Event of 2023!

Published: Thursday January 26, 2023
ID: Alycia wearing all back sitting in wheelchair crossing the street smiling with a keynote thank you, Alycia from FPI Management.

First event of 2023! I was invited to be the keynote speaker at FPI Management Connect Leadership Meeting where I delivered my talk on “Continuity of Human Connections.” Thank you from the bottom of my H.E.A.R.T., FPI Management for having me back!

The DEI Summit 2022!

Published: Tuesday December 20, 2022
ID: Alycia with a series of photos wearing blue with a tee shirt that reads The DEI Summit 2022. On Stage speaking with panel Lydia Smith, Chief Diversity Officer, Victoria’s Secret & Co and Jeff Marshall, Chief Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity & Equity & Belonging, UM Worldwide and in attendance with the conference attendees.

What a way to close my 2022 speaking tour! Last week in Memphis at The DEI Summit 2022 was EVERYTHING.  American CivilRights History, culture, learning, food, music, travel, and NETWORKING!  In attendance DEI practitioners, DEI executives, experts and thought leaders in the DEI space from companies like Google, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Victoria Secret s, NBCUniversal, Detroit Pistons, Siemens, Delta Air Lines, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital etc…the list is long and impressive to say the … read more… The DEI Summit 2022!

Women’s Council of REALTORS® “The Climb”Event!

Published: Thursday December 1, 2022
alycia wearing pok a dot black and white blouse on stage in front of projected slide getting to the heart of inclusion believe in possible

Thanks so much to Women’s Council of REALTORS® for inviting me to be the Keynote Speaker ? at “The Climb” event yesterday! Your mission in advancing women as business leaders in Real Estate and in the communities you serve was powerful to experience firsthand and the message and themes of the event inspired ME to be better and to go for my own … read more… Women’s Council of REALTORS® “The Climb”Event!