The World Health Organization estimates 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability. The sudden global outbreak of COVID-19 has created immediate challenges and heretofore unimaginable situations for people with disabilities to navigate.
What are some of the challenges that people with disabilities are facing at this time? How are organizations and educational institutions ensuring inclusivity? What does the future after coronavirus hold for inclusivity? This panel of experts will address these questions and offer greater insight on this global issue.
*This event will be held at 6:30 p.m. India Standard Time*
Moderator: Michel Hockx, Director, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Alex Montoya ‘96 ND, Motivational Speaker and Owner of A-MOtivational Communications, San Diego
Mala Ramadorai, Chairperson, Citi Academy for Special Education, Mumbai
Neeta Verma, Robert P. Sedlack, Jr. Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design, University of Notre Dame
This event is the third in the series Global Fragility and Pandemic: Insight from Asia and Notre Dame, sponsored by the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Notre Dame International and its Mumbai Global Center.