Category: Speeches

Celebrating October NDEAM with Abbvie!


Published: Wednesday October 19, 2022
alycia in front of workstation delivering to abbvie

ID: Alycia sitting in her studio wearing black and white on a split giving her speech “Disabling Ableism” to the Team! Thank you Abbvie DEI Counsel for inviting me to share my Heart of Inclusion message ? and for shining a light on the value of Disability Inclusion the workplace during #NDEAM2022 Dana K. your a true ally of the impact these … read more… Celebrating October NDEAM with Abbvie!

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… WomanUP!® 2022 National Conference!

Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance


Published: Thursday July 21, 2022
alycia out front of grifis residential thirty one hundred property waiving her hand up to the signage

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… Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance

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

Kicking off 2022 with Club 21 Learning and Resource Center!


Published: Monday January 31, 2022
alycia delivering speech to club 21 at her workstation virtually

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… Kicking off 2022 with Club 21 Learning and Resource Center!