Dr. Raynor presenting at the Bezgraniz Culture International Forum on October 3rd, 2016 at 10:30am

October 2, 2016


"What do we name the baby?": How do we talk about people with disabilities? Disability is understood in medical and social contexts, but less so in economic and commercial impact. This session will focus on the benefits for business by discovering new target groups of the disabled customers, their differences and similarities, numbers and locations, and the opportunities for engagement and marketing.

Moderator: Dr. Olivia Raynor, Director, Tarjan Center, UCLA. The new vision and expectations in federal and state policies for PWD to achieve independent living, community living and employment.

Panelists: Prof. Anthony Kent, School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University, UK. Anahita Crawford, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Daimler Trucks North America, Diversity & Inclusion at Daimler and Mercedes-Benz. Ann Yoshida, #1 female adapted paddler in the US and the newest member of the 2013 USA Canoe/Kayak National Team, member of the 2016 USA Paralympic team.

For more information go here.