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From Athlete to Activist: One Person’s Story on Finding Their Voice

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
University YMCA
Location
University YMCA
Date
Sep 27, 2019   12:00 pm  
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From Athlete to Activist: One Person’s Story on Finding Their Voice featuring Mia Ives-Rublee, MSW, Athlete and Activist, Women’s March.

Mia Ives-Rublee is a disabled Asian American activist who founded and coordinates the Women’s March Disability Caucus. She also contracts with numerous organizations to help them use a disability justice lens in their own work and increase the integration of disabled people in their organizing spaces. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was honored with the Glamour Women of the Year Award 2017 and the UNC School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award for her work.

This is part of the Women Rise Up Series

 

Mia Ives-Rublee is a disabled Asian American activist who founded and coordinates the Women’s March Disability Caucus. She also contracts with numerous organizations to help them use a disability justice lens in their own work and increase the integration of disabled people in their organizing spaces. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was honored with the Glamour Women of the Year Award 2017 and the UNC School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award for her work.

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