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The World Institute on Disability: Operationalizing Inclusion and Leading Global Disability Rights Since 1983

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.

Goal Statement: Operationalizing inclusion by incubating and driving research and policy into action.

Interested in learning more about WID? Click on one of the following links. You can also select one of the drop-down options from the “About” tab in the main menu to reach the same pages.

Link to Vision, Mission, and Values page.Link to Meet Our Team page.Link to Opportunities pageLink to International Fellowships page.Link to Contact Us page.

Here is some more organizational information about WID:

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

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