Title:The Essence of Empathy | Michael Tennant Subtitle:The Essence of Empathy and Inclusivity with Michael Tennant Transcript: Alycia Anderson: Welcome to Pushing Forward with Alycia, a podcast that gives disability a voice. Each week we will explore topics like confidence, ambition, resilience and finding success against all odd. We are creating a collective community that … read more… Episode 11 Transcript
I’m so excited to share episode #4 of Pushing Forward with Alycia. This episode focuses on DEI+Disability where I interviewed Beth Wiesendanger, Senior Manager of DEI at Etsy. If you are a #Diversity, #Equity & #Inclusion executive that is looking to become familiar with how disability falls within the DEI industry or you are a … read more… DEI + Disability with Etsy’s Beth Wiesendanger
In my latest episode, I’m keeping true to my mission of empowering change and disabling ableism by celebrating disability pride, and to kick off Disability Pride Month I’ll be discussing the significance of celebrating the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. I will be joined once again by my special guest, business partner and husband, Marty. Together … read more… Kicking Off Disability Pride Month on the Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast!
Recently I spoke virtually to a group of disabled women (my peers / my sisters) at the Boundless Babe Society that was created to help women with disabilities all over the world learn to level up in life. Being among others that look like me and understand me because they too are living the challenges … read more… Give Disability a Voice
#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
Accessibility in the workplace creates an environment where employees with disabilities can access and participate. This includes things such as physical accessibility, providing accessible entrances, restrooms, and workstations, as well as technological accessibility, providing assistive technology and accessible digital content. Accessibility at work is not only a legal requirement under the Americans with Disabilities Act … read more… Accessibility in the workplace
Language is POWERFUL! And YES, it definitely matters. Language is a fundamental part of our human connection and it shapes the way we think, perceive and interact with the world around us and others. The words we use to communicate and, and the way we use them, can have a profound impact on our relationships, … read more… “Can I say disability?”
Thank you Western Asset Management for inviting me to be a part of your celebration of #InternationalWomensDay and for showing up with a commitment to #EmbraceEquity not only for women but also the many intersections of identity we encompass including disability! ID: Alycia sitting in studio wearing purple giving speech “Intersectionality and Embracing Equity Through the Lens of Disability”
#Ableism is a myth, that typical abilities are superior over those with disabilities. Disability can be temporary, permanent, situational or onset. #Believe in #Possible ? #MondayMotivation #SuperBowl #SuperBowl2023 #Inclusion #Diversity #Intersectionality #RepresentationMatters #Goals #DisablingAbleism #Football #NFL #NFLNews @nfl #Disability #DisabilityAwareness #Adaptability #Adaptive #Sports @patrickmahomes
I’m thrilled to be invited as a keynote speaker at CAHPERD 2023 State Conference! This is a full circle moment for me! My undergraduate degree is in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Adapted Physical Education so to say I’m excited to spend time “creating connections and building bridges” together with the California Association for Health, … read more… CAHPERD 2023 State Conference!