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Event invitation graphic with text. Text: Deaf-Led Disaster Action - A virtual panel hosted by the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration (GADRA) and Gallaudet University. Featuring Deaf leaders from Trinidad and Tobago, Viet Nam, and Japan. September 24, 2021, 1 PM UTC/ 9 AM EDT/ 8 PM ITC/10 PM JST. Presentation languages: Japanese Sign Language, American Sign Language, Hồ Chí Minh Sign Language, and International Sign interpretation
Captions in English provided. Questions? Contact GADRAinfo@wid.org. Photo compilation of 3 presenters, with GADRA and Gallaudet logos over a purple gradient background.
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Marcie Roth smiles in photo with text: WID's CEO and Executive Directory was named one of Forbes' 50 Over 50 Women Leading the Way in Impact.
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About WID

The World Institute on Disability (WID) was established in 1983 as one of the first global disability rights organizations founded and continually led by people with disabilities. WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, bringing research and policy into action and operationalizing inclusion.

Our work centers around Digital Tools for Optimizing Community Living and Employment; Accessibility Solutions; and Excellence in Disability Inclusive Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Resilience.  WID is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service.

To learn more about WID, visit our About WID pages, linked below:

Link to About Us page
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Link to Opportunities page.


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