While some people live with disability from birth, many of us can expect to experience disability at some point in our lives. Disability affects nearly 1 in 5 Americans, yet despite this reality, widespread misunderstandings, misconceptions and stigma continue to surround disability and the disabled. Join us for an informative and robust discussion on this topic and learn more about the lives, perspective and contributions of Yalies with disabilities.
The Yale Alumni Association (YAA) is delighted to bring you this program. We are grateful to George Washington University for allowing us to host this event on their campus. Special thanks to our alumni speakers (see lineup and bios below) for their participation and to Thomas Dolan '05 and Ethan Heard '07, '13 MFA for inspiring and co-leading this program.
Light refreshments included
Limited Spaces Available
Thomas Dolan ’05 (Moderator): Member of the YAA Board of Governors and Doctoral Candidate at George Washington University
Michelle Hackman ’15: Reporter at Wall Street Journal
Jessie Benedict ’16: Doctoral Candidate at Johns Hopkins University
Joseph P. Fisher: Assistant Director of Disability Support Services at George Washington University
Matt Poggi ’92 BA/MA, ’96 MD: Ex-Radiation Oncologist and US Navy Veteran
Benjamin Nadolsky '18, Corp Member at Teach For America