Things to Know

United Spinal Association #StrongWheeled Together Awards Finalist


Published: Wednesday September 7, 2022

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

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

Beyond Compliance: Accessibility in Multifamily


Published: Wednesday August 24, 2022
grace hill website screenshot of alycias article beyond compliance

In the multifamily industry, we have all heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We have policies in place for it. It is referenced, stated, and explained in our training courses,onboarding materials, and development plans. And we all understand we have a social and legal responsibility to uphold the ADA in our business. However, … read more

I’m Speaking at APARTMENTALIZE!


Published: Saturday June 18, 2022

I hope you can join my session “Disabling Ableism® The Modern Pathway to Inclusion in the Workplace” at NAA on June 22nd in San Diego! See you there!

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! ♥️

GNAA Magazine Feature!


Published: Wednesday June 1, 2022
GNAA Article screenshot

“The opportunity in multifamily to pave the paths forward to inclusion is there every day.” Thank you Greater Nashville Apartment Association – GNAA Magazine for this feature! Full article link below. Page 15! 👇🏼 Accessibility Image Description: Alycia wearing pink sweater smiling holding a sign that says Disabling Ableism ® The Modern Pathway to Inclusion

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