Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast player: Welcome to this inspiring episode Of “Pushing Forward with Alycia.” Our guest today is the dynamic Christina Rodriguez, founder of Latinas with Masters, an empowering network advancing the conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Christina talks about intersectionality, women empowerment, race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia: Episode 7 – Intersectionality | Christina Rodriguez
Many people may not know that July is Disability Pride Month, a commemorative celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law in 1990. That same year, Boston held the nation’s first Disability Pride Day. Since then, there have been regular celebrations across the country, from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York City.
Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast player: In today’s transformative episode of “Pushing Forward with Alycia“ Alycia welcomes Ryann Mason, a prominent Disability, Inclusion & Healthcare Nurse, advocate, and social media influencer. Ryann’s compelling journey with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), her dedication to the healthcare field, and her passion for advocacy reveal her story of … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia: Episode 5 – Disability, Inclusion & Healthcare | Ryann Mason
Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast player: Welcome to Pushing Forward with Alycia! In today’s episode, meet Alycia Anderson, a fierce disability advocate and TedX speaker who is on a mission to empower change by disabling ableism. Alycia’s Journey to Disabling Ableism Prepare to be inspired as Alycia shares her personal story of resilience … read more… Episode 1 – Meet Alycia Anderson | Disability Advocate
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
#Ableism is a prejudice that leads to a discrimination against people with disabilities. It is based on the belief that “typical abilities” are superior. It shows up in pity, exclusion, stigmas, neglect, stereotyping, bias, language, microaggressions and lack of accessibility to the resources and opportunities for people with disabilities. Ableism perpetuates the marginalization of individuals with disabilities and … read more… Disabling Ableism
Have you created space in your 2023 DEI strategies to include Disability? If not here are some reasons why you should: ️??Disability intersects with all identities that are traditionally included in DEI strategies such as Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Religion, Culture and Sexual Orientation. The effort benefits all of us! ️ ??15% of our global … read more… Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies!
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!