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A Conversation with Emily Ladau: The Power of Owning Our Narratives and Sharing Our Stories: via Zoom on 4/12 @ 4 PM

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A Conversation with Emily Ladau: The Power of Owning Our Narratives and Sharing Our Stories

Presented Virtually on Tuesday, April 12th 4:00-5:45 PM EST

Emily Ladau is a passionate disability rights activist, writer, storyteller, and digital communications consultant whose career began at the age of 10, when she appeared on several episodes of Sesame Street to educate children about her life with a physical disability. Her writing has been published in outlets including The New York Times, SELF, Salon, Vice, and HuffPost and her first book, Demystifying Disability, was published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, in September 2021. Emily has spoken before numerous audiences, from the U.S. Department of Education to the United Nations. Central to all of her work is a focus on and harnessing the power of storytelling as a tool for people to become engaged in disability and social justice issues.

Register for the Ethel Louise Armstrong Lecture here

Both plenary sessions are free and open to the public, but please register to receive the zoom information. 

Live captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided for this webinar, but if you require another accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the ADA Coordinator's Office at or 614-292-6207. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.