Personal Stories

Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast Ratings

Published: Thursday November 9, 2023
a five star rating of alycia podcast next to a picture of alycia with her microphone

Hello! I am a disabled motivational speaker advocating for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility around the world. I launched a new podcast this year Pushing Forward with Alycia and look at these ratings! I’m so excited! Each week, we explore trending topics around DEI+Disability, digital accessibility, workplace inclusion, disabling ableism. We’ll talk about timely stories … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast Ratings

Alycia’s Year of Yes

Published: Tuesday November 7, 2023
alycia sitting on a couch with her wheelchair next to her holding the book yes by shonda rhimes

“The Year of Yes” by Shonda Rhimes was given to me in 2017. Rhimes shares her personal experience of saying “yes” to everything for a year, which transformed her life in unexpected ways. This book inspired me to do the same for one year. The cover alone was a daily reminder of my goal. This … read more… Alycia’s Year of Yes


Published: Tuesday November 7, 2023
alycia checking out at a cashier wearing a rainbow halloween costume

#PurpleTuesday, is a day created to recognize the importance and need of improving the disabled customer experience. We are living in a world that is increasingly consumer-driven, so it’s crucial that we ensure equal access and opportunities for all, regardless of ability. So I wanted to take a moment to talk about consumer equality for … read more… #PurpleTuesday

2022 EBRG Program of the Year

Sodexo post screenshot of award

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

 #Accessibility features!

Published: Tuesday October 4, 2022
alycia waiving her hands in the air in front of her new subarau

Can anyone say #Accessibility features!? Well done #Subaru for doing what you say and saying what you do! This is the most #Accessible car and #Inclusive car buying experience, I have EVER experienced! Like ever! ✅ Adaptive #Tech (ease of use game changer!) ✅ Adaptive driving tools (wow incredible) ✅ Adaptive hatchback settings (literally life changing!) ✅ Rebate for my hand control installation (never happens!) … read more…  #Accessibility features!

United Spinal Association #StrongWheeled Together Awards Finalist

Published: Wednesday September 7, 2022
alycia united soinal strong wheeled together video listing

I am so excited to have been selected as a finalist for the #StrongWheeled Together awards in the entrepreneurship & innovation category! Read about the finalist announcement on the United Spinal Association’s website. Voting is now open to the public to decide the winner, so, please give me a vote by going to my YouTube … read more… United Spinal Association #StrongWheeled Together Awards Finalist

Access conceptualized!

Published: Saturday June 18, 2022
graphic entailing what access actually is

Access conceptualized! Created by @EllenJones ??❤️