advertising, Disability Visibility Project

Disabilty Story Sharing Can Be A Part of Advertising Storytelling

Alice Wong recognizes the need for disability visibility in advertising and beyond. She is a strong presence in the disability community whether at the White House meeting with President Obama or on social media with her always visible, passionate and unique spin on topics. Not only is Alice a storyteller herself, but she is a conduit for people with disabilities and their own storytelling through the Disability Visibility Project. Continue reading

Media Advocacy

Leading the conversation. Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture. That’s GLAAD at work.

Words and images matter…for people with disabilities and all minorities. I was able to have a wonderfully insightful interview with Seth Adam, Director of Communications for GLAAD, the leading media advocacy and minority rights organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Throughout the interview Seth shared how personal convictions, passion, advocacy and awareness leads to change. One of the main reasons I wanted to share a conversation with Seth was the organization’s annual report on media and inclusion which incorporates people with disabilities. Continue reading