I was invited to speak at the Move Conference, hosted by the Enham Trust on the 17th and 18th November 2021. The annual conference brings together schools, teachers and health professionals associted with the Move Programme that supports young disabled people to gain independant movement.
I delivered a keynote talk titled Becoming a disabled activist – covering my journey from acquiring a disability to contributing to activism and policy development within the academic sector. I also particiapted on a panel discussion Creating representative teaching environments that support inclusion and belonging with Kamran Mallik (CEO, Disability Rights UK) and Joanna Grace (The Sensory Projects). I talked about disability representation amongst staff and leadership in the higher education sector and the need for support of disabled graduates entering the workforce.