Tag: Speaker

The DEI Summit 2022!


Published: Sunday January 8, 2023
ID: Alycia with a series of photos wearing blue with a tee shirt that reads The DEI Summit 2022. On Stage speaking with panel Lydia Smith, Chief Diversity Officer, Victoria’s Secret & Co and Jeff Marshall, Chief Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity & Equity & Belonging, UM Worldwide and in attendance with the conference attendees.

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

2023 #Amplify!


Published: Friday January 6, 2023
Alycia wearing black pushing wheelchair across the street with caption I love dreaming big and taking daily action on the scary things. Goal setting is the path way to possible. 2023 Amplify

The last few years I have chosen a Word Of The Year! This word has proven to drive growth personally and professionally. It keeps me motivated and on track. It is what I use to craft my daily/weekly affirmations and tasks to complete. It’s my goal off the box. It’s a path forward to reach for my … read more

2022 the year of “#RISE”


Published: Saturday December 31, 2022

2022 was the year of “#RISE” for me. At the start of each year, I commit to a theme, which is “THE” Goal of my year. It’s a single word that keeps me on track with my daily, weekly, monthly goal setting. It is how I determine wins and where I can do better. It’s a word … read more

Women’s Council of REALTORS® “The Climb”Event!


Published: Thursday December 1, 2022

Thanks so much to Women’s Council of REALTORS® for inviting me to be the Keynote Speaker 🎤 at “The Climb” event yesterday! Your mission in advancing women as business leaders in Real Estate and in the communities you serve was powerful to experience firsthand and the message and themes of the event inspired ME to be better and to go for my own … read more

Thanks Red Hat Technologies + Diverse Abilities DEI Team!


Published: Wednesday November 16, 2022

Thanks so much Red Hat Diverse Abilities DEI Team and the Red Hatters that attended my Disabling Ableism MicroLearning Series  (5 sessions) designed to introduce the inherent benefits of disability inclusion lessons. on #Ableism, #LanguageMatters, #Accessibility, #Innovation and more! Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions! Definitely check them out! 👏🏼 It was super apparent that Red Hats commitment to hire creative, passionate people … read more

Employment is a basic human right.


Published: Monday October 31, 2022
ID: Alycia wearing all black with a bun in hair smiling pushing her wheelchair up a ramped hill.

Employment is a basic human right. Accessibility is a basic human right. Earning a Livelihood is a basic human right. Inclusion is a basic human right. And because of Ableism somehow it’s been acceptable through milenia to not offer basic human rights to those with Disabilities (invisible or visible) in the Workplace. This is an uphill battle and there is so much room to … read more

Accessibility + #NDEAM


Published: Tuesday October 18, 2022
Alycia riding the elevator up to the stage to speak. Wearing all black with a bun in hair looking up.

Over 1.4 billion people #Worldwide#Identify as #Disabled. #Disability is the one #Identity that can and is likely to happen to all of us at some point in life (full stop). ⭐️️ #Accessibility is a path to freedom, independence and should be a basic human right. Accessibility at #Work allows everyone the full human experience: ✔️ #Career dream chasing✔️ True equal #Opportunities✔️ The chance to climb up the #Professional ladder to … read more

Thank you so much to Optimere for having me back for the 2nd time (yay)


Published: Friday October 14, 2022

Thank you so much to Optimere for having me back for the 2nd time (yay) to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAM and for giving me the floor to share my speech “A Look at Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability.” 🎤 Thank you so much for all you do in the #Inclusion & #Equity space and for being the leading provider … read more

 #Accessibility features!


Published: Tuesday October 4, 2022

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

Oh yeah! National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)! 


Published: Monday October 3, 2022

Oh yeah! It’s October and that means it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)!  October is a month to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities that can be carried on throughout the year! It’s a month to educate and empower employers and employees about the need for … read more