Tag: believeinpossible

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

“You’re going to hear me roar!”


Published: Tuesday February 1, 2022

I was asked in an interview once: What is one song that always puts you in a good mood? “Roar”: by Katy Perry. The lyrics…”I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, Dancing through the fire, ‘Cause I am a champion, and you’re gonna hear me roar.” Tigers are a symbol of bravery, strength, … read more

#RiseUp2022


Published: Saturday January 1, 2022

The last few years I have chosen a word of the year. This word helps me visualize my professional goals and guides me daily, motivating me and holding me accountable throughout the year. 2019 was YES – The goal: Challenge myself to say yes to any and all new opportunities that came my way. Result … read more

Happy New Year!


Published: Friday December 31, 2021

Today I sit in reflection of this past year and I’m filled with gratitude and I’m compelled to sincerely thank you. Thank you to those who have invited me to share my story and have provided a stage to make a positive impact towards a better and more inclusive tomorrow. Thank for every message of … read more

Real People, Real Stories Podcast


Published: Monday December 20, 2021
screenshot of article written on alycias podcast interview real people real stories

Thanks so much to the AMAZING team TPGi for inviting me to be a guest on the Real People, Real Stories Podcast. I’m proud of our conversation! You are doing really important work in #Accessibility! #Grateful Check out the conversation and learn more about ableism here: https://lnkd.in/eC75fkGU

It’s Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week!


Published: Sunday October 17, 2021
lady smiling at her laptop with caption understanding invisible disabilities in the workplace

Monday marked the first day of Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week! A week to educate society about the progress we still need to make towards acceptance of all disabilities including the invisible ones. “About 25% of U.S. adults have a disability, and most invisible disability metrics in the U.S. say that roughly as high as 20% … read more

AccessibilityPlus 2021


Published: Sunday September 12, 2021
alycia being announced as mc at accessibility plus 2021

Join us October 12-14 for three days of virtual learning and engagement as industry leaders in accessibility and advocacy like legendary Judith Heumann, Caroline Casey, and more come together to talk about how and why businesses should empower accessibility! Agenda: Day 1: Unlock the Potential of Assistive Technology Day 2: Actionable Solutions for an Inclusive … read more

Episode 63: Diversity & Inclusion – Alycia Anderson


Published: Tuesday August 17, 2021
image of alycia promoting the apartments on the go podcast featuring diversity and inclusion

Apartments on the go Episode 63 with Alycia Anderson just dropped today! In this episode, Alycia, a motivational speaker and diversity and inclusion advocate, informs on how companies within the multifamily industry can insure they are being inclusive to those who are disabled. She highlights the benefits of it and tells her own personal story as proof!

#DONCON


Published: Saturday August 7, 2021
i am a proud doncon speaker

I was invited to speak at #DonCon this weekend on inclusion and accessibility rights. The theory of inclusion of people with disabilities is not possible without access so this is a VERY important conversation . This is an event put on by our youth. High school and college leaders and change-makers! #DONCON Mission: “In the age of … read more