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Graphic with red background and text reading: WID’s CEO and Executive Director Marcie Roth was interviewed by BBC News where she discussed our ongoing efforts to provide relief for those affected by the extreme weather conditions in Texas. Click here to access the full interview. There is a BBC News logo in the lower right hand corner.
Graphic with text reading: Click here to donate. Thank you Bristol Myers Squibb employees!The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation in partnership with DAWN (Differently-Abled Workplace Network) is committed to supporting its partner World Institute on Disability, with a donation to help alleviate the impact of extreme weather for communities and families affected in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi.The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation will match employee donations.
Banner with text: Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration. Global Alliance logo - 6 arrows wrapping up and around an abstract globe shape, each arrow a different color - red, orange, purple, blue, green, and gray. Background: large matching arrows stretch from the bottom left to the top right of the frame over a pale blue background.
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Text over ACLU banner: WID Joins Petition to US Department of Health & Human Services for urgent relief RE: COVID-19 Response in Nursing Homes and Other Congregate Settings Where People with Disabilities Live
Black background, white text: Solidarity Statement with Protestors Demanding Police Accountability

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
Link to Vision, Mission, and Values page.
Link to Opportunities page.


If you are having technical issues or accessibility issues on this site, email wid@wid.org.

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