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Jan Shea

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Katherine Martinez

The Case for Inclusion: Women with Disabilities in Social Mobility Practices in Higher Education

Presented By:
Jan Shea, CTI

Katherine Martinez, Student Veteran of the Year & Board of Directors for Student Veterans of America, Project Achieve Participant
Date:
September 13, 2022
 

In this webcast, Jan Shea and Katherine Martinez host a discussion about disability and social mobility. Through showcasing Project Achieve, a statewide project that identified barriers, strategies, and programs promoting inclusion and success in college for female students with traumatic brain injuries and/or spinal cord injuries, Shea and Martinez make the case that higher education institutions must elevate this population within DEI initiatives. Additionally, Martinez tells of her lived experiences as a female veteran with a TBI. Her story showcases the project’s impact as well as the importance of college resources in her success.

This webcast will offer 1.0 CRC credit pending approval.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore internal notions or thoughts about people with disabilities
  2. Learn about the gaps in research related to people with disabilities in DEI initiatives and social mobility
  3. Learn about Project Achieve
  4. Hear the lived experience of a female student with TBI
  5. Investigate how your college or university can improve its support
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