Speakers Bureau

The FDR Memorial Legacy Committee is pleased to announce our NEW speaker's bureau! 

Our speakers are globally recognized disability employment and inclusion experts, advocates, trailblazers, and inclusion innovators. Book one of our award-winning speakers for your next event - whether you are planning a conference, a disability employee resource group event, an off-site strategy session on disability inclusion - we've got you covered!

Topics Include: (Note: scroll through our speakers for a complete list)

  • Disability IS Diversity
  • Disability Activism
  • Parenting a Child with a disability
  • Disability Employment Best Practices
  • Disability Engagement

 

*Travel and expenses are not included in pricing/fees.

Our Speakers

Judy Heumann

Judy Heumann

Author, Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Nonfiction Featured in Oscar-Nominated Film Crip Camp

Topics: Disability movement history; Changing federal policy and business practices with disability advocacy; Disability around the world

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Irving King Jordan

Irving King Jordan

President Emeritus, Gallaudet University Recipient of the U.S. Presidential Citizen's Medal, the Washingtonian of the Year Award, and the James L. Fisher Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

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John D. Kemp, JD

John D. Kemp, JD

President and CEO, Viscardi Center Recipient of the Henry B. Betts Award and the Dole Leadership Prize Co-Founder American Association of People with Disabilities

Topics: The Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities; Disability Culture; AI Recruitment and Disability; Disability Employment Law; Non-Profit Leadership

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Arlene King-Berry

Arlene King-Berry

Professor, University of the District of Columbia Chair, Faculty Senate

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Meg O’Connell, PHR

Meg O’Connell, PHR

CEO & Founder, Global Disability Inclusion

Topics: Disability Employment & Inclusion, The State of Disability Employee Engagement, Innovations in Disability Inclusion, Disability Awareness Training.

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Mary E. Dolan

Mary E. Dolan

Co-Founder and Executive Director, FDR Memorial Legacy Committee

Topics: Managing career and parenting a child with disability; Invisible Disabilities; Life lessons in disability advocacy – the fight for the FDR wheelchair statue.

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Alma Silver

Alma Silver

Recent graduate with a BA in Communications and Journalism from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Editor in Chief of The Wheel, former Program Associate for the Oral History Project at the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee

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