Disabled in Higher Ed
Accessible Fieldwork Panel

Accessible Fieldwork Panel

October 29, 2021
As part of the Disabled Empowerment in Education Month 2021 event, the DisInHigherEd Team presents a panel on accessible fieldwork.
Panellists:
1. Dr Heather Page, assistant professor of oceanography with Sea Education Association
2. Dr Kelsey Byers, evolutionary biologist group leader at John Innes Centre, Norwich
3. Mason Shrader, master's student in bio-archaeology at Texas Tech University
4. Brett Gilley, an associate professor of teaching in geology at the University of British Columbia
Moderator: Executive Team Member, Haley Branch, PhD candidate in evolutionary ecology at the University of British Columbia as moderator.
 
A full-text transcript is available via google doc.
 
This event is hosted by Disabled In Higher Ed as part of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM) 2021.
 
Check out DEHEM 2021 on Twitter (@DisInHigherEd) Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: https://disabledinhighered.weebly.com/
Being a Disabled Woman in Academia Panel

Being a Disabled Woman in Academia Panel

October 26, 2021

CW: mentions of sexual harassment, sexual assault, war, genocide, rape, murder, executions.

As part of the Disabled Empowerment in Education Month 2021 event, the DisInHigherEd Team presents a panel on being a disabled woman in academia. Panelists include:

Dr. Aimee Sue Dunlap, Associate Professor at the University of Missouri–St. Louis

Dr. Mason Garrison, Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University 

Zemen Berhe, Graduate Student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Callie Mahrer, PhD Student at the University of Arizona

With team member Amanda Klingler, a graduate student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA as moderator.

A full-text transcript of this panel is available via google doc.

This event is hosted by Disabled In Higher Ed as part of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM) 2021. Check out DEHEM 2021 on Twitter.

Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: https://disabledinhighered.weebly.com/

Transitioning and Disability: An Interview

Transitioning and Disability: An Interview

October 6, 2021

An interview with Corin (@the_tweedy on Twitter) about his experience of being a trans disabled man while existing in the academy.

A full-text transcript is available via google doc.

This event is hosted by Disabled In Higher Ed as part of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM) 2021. Check out DEHEM 2021 on Twitter.

Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: https://disabledinhighered.weebly.com/

Minority Stress and Disability: A Conversation

Minority Stress and Disability: A Conversation

October 2, 2021
A conversation with Linda Corcoran (Disabled in Higher Ed & Dragonfly Mental Health) and Roo Steinberg (Dragonfly Mental Health) about mental health stresses around disability.
 
Full transcription available via google doc.
 
Dragonfly Mental Health are a non-profit that aims to cultivate excellent academic mental health. Visit their website: dragonflymentalhealth.org
 
Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: disabledinhighered.weebly.com/
Self-Advocacy Panel

Self-Advocacy Panel

September 8, 2021
Disabled in Higher Ed Executive Team Member Linda Corcoran hosts a panel discussion with Syreeta Nolan, Ariana Castillo, Lisette Torres and Staci Mannella about self-advocacy and their experiences of being disabled in higher education/academia.
 
A full-text transcript is available via google doc.
 
A video version of this panel is available on YouTube. 
 
Connect with the Panelists on Twitter: 1. Syreeta Nolan - @nolan_syreeta 2. Ariana Castillo - @arianaelena97 3. Lisette Torres - @LisetteETorres3 4. Staci Mannella - @staciskier96
 
Connect with the Organizers: This panel event is hosted by Disabled in Higher Ed as part of the Disability Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM) Campaign. Disabled in Higher Ed seeks to celebrate and empower disabled individuals at all levels of higher education/academia, while also dispelling myths and informing allies. Find us on Twitter: @DisInHigherEd or visit their website: disabledinhighered.weebly.com/
 
Panel host - Linda Corcoran is an executive team member of Disabled in Higher Ed - find her on Twitter: @LindaCCor
Navigating Science with a Disability: Personal Branding and Disclosure

Navigating Science with a Disability: Personal Branding and Disclosure

September 5, 2021

Two-part series on the reality of navigating science with a disability and the need to dismantle systemic ableism in academia and industry.

In this second panel discussion, Edmund Asiedu, Gabi Serrato Marks, Alexis Toliver, and Alex Lu discuss personal branding and disclosure as disabled scientists and researchers.

A full-text transcript is available via google doc and a video version of this panel is available via our YouTube channel.

This panel event is hosted by Illimitable and the Disabled In Higher Ed.

Illimitable is an organization that highlights and advances the global contributions of disabled innovators in science, tech, design and entrepreneurship. Website: illimitable.org

Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: disabledinhighered.weebly.com/

Navigating Science with a Disability Academic and Employment Accommodations

Navigating Science with a Disability Academic and Employment Accommodations

August 30, 2021

Two-part series on the reality of navigating science with a disability and the need to dismantle systemic ableism in academia and industry. In this first panel discussion, Adam Hubrig, Meenakshi “Meena” Das, Jesse Shanahan, and Henry “Hoby” Wedler discuss academic and employment accommodations as disabled scientists and researchers.

A full-text transcript is available via google doc.

A video version of this panel is available on YouTube. 

This panel event is hosted by Illimitable and the Disabled In Higher Ed. Illimitable is an organization that highlights and advances the global contributions of disabled innovators in science, tech, design and entrepreneurship. Website: illimitable.org

Disabled in Higher Ed are an organisation that seeks to empower disabled individuals and help them survive and thrive at all levels of higher education and academic. They are the creators of Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM). Website: disabledinhighered.weebly.com/

Access for All: It Starts with You Presentation at I, Scientist 2020

Access for All: It Starts with You Presentation at I, Scientist 2020

August 24, 2021

Disabled in Higher Ed's Executive Team Member Linda Corcoran presented at the I, Scientist conference 2020 as part of the How To Be A Good Ally session. 

A full-text transcript of this presentation is available via google doc.

Visit the Disabled in Higher Ed Website and Twitter account for more information on the organization.

Disability in Biology and STEM panel discussion

Disability in Biology and STEM panel discussion

August 23, 2021

Panel event by The Bio-Diverse Festival and Disabled in Higher Ed as part of The Bio Diverse Festival and Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month (DEHEM) 2020.

Biology and STEM researchers from the U.S. and U.K. discuss their experiences of Disability, ableism, and accessibility. They share advice and experiences of navigating fieldwork and lab work and answer your questions on self-advocacy and creating accessible spaces in Biology and STEM.

This discussion is chaired by Linda Corcoran (Disabled in Higher Ed). Panelists are: Olivia Bernard, Dr. Kelsey Byers, Brianna Green, Hayley Branch and Prof. Duncan Cameron.

A full-text transcript is available via google doc.

Check out the Disabled in Higher Ed Website for more information.

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