News

Visit this page for the most recent and exciting news updates from WID! All links are internal and will keep you on the WID site unless otherwise specified. Click on a linked photo below to read the full story.

Long-Term 2018 International Fellow, Amrita, Presents on Disability
Published: August 27, 2018

Link to International Fellow Amrita's presentation article; image of a woman in a wheelchair speaking to a room


Job Announcement: Projects Coordinator
Published: June 9, 2018

Link to Projects Coordinator article; image of a blank application, a pair of glasses, and a pen


Empowering People with Disabilities to Achieve their Financial Goals with TD Bank
Published: April 16, 2018

Link to Empowering People with Disabilities to Achieve their Financial Goals article; image of several open books stacked on top of each other


Job Announcement: Executive Secretary to Executive Director and Board of Directors
Published: February 2, 2018

Link to Executive Secretary to Executive Director and Board of Directors article; image of a blank application, a pair of glasses, and a pen


CES 2018
Published: January 30, 2018

Link to CES 2018 article; a collage of three photos: two people walk through the conference, the logo of the conference, one person stands in front of a booth at the conference


WID Welcomes New Board Members
Published: January 22, 2018

Link to WID Welcomes New Board Members 2018 article; image of four new board members


Pre-existing Conditions Under the AHCA
Published: May 22, 2017

Link to Pre-existing Conditions Under the AHCA article; image of the American flag


AHCA Will Hurt People on Medicaid
Published: May 22, 2017

Link to AHCA Will Hurt People on Medicaid article; image of several painted tiles, pushed together to create a wall of artwork


Job Announcement: Employment and Disability Benefits Initiative (EDBI) Manager
Published: May 18, 2017

Link to Job Announcement: Employment and Disability Benefits Initiative (EDBI) Manager article; image of a blank application, a pair of glasses, and a pen


Congress Agrees to a Spending Bill That Cuts AFI
Published: April 30, 2017

Link to Congress Agrees to a Spending Bill That Cuts AFI article; image of a pair of scissors slicing through a $100 bill


WID’s Dr. Saxton Delivers Keynote at Sexual Violence Conference
Published: April 8, 2017

Link to Dr. Saxton Delivers Keynote at Sexual Violence Conference article; image of a woman standing at a desk, displaying books and DVD cases


Roshan’s Final Project
Published: March 22, 2017

Link to Roshan’s Final Project article; image is a collage of photos of WID staff with 2016 international fellows


WID’s Current Initiatives-2017
Published: February 6, 2017

Link to WID's Current Initiatives 2017 article; image of Ed Roberts featured on Google for 2017 Ed Roberts Day


What the Next Administration Can Do to Support Americans with Disabilities
Published: December 2, 2016

Link to What the Next Administration Can Do to Support Americans with Disabilities article; image is a collage of 9 photos of WID staff, fellows, and service dogs in various places


WID Releases First of Its Kind Findings: Students with Disabilities & Internships
Published: November 14, 2016

Link to WID Releases First of Its Kind Findings: Students with Disabilities & Internships; image of two disabled students talking to their employer about their internship


Save the Date- Critical Issues Forum & Ever Widening Circle Reception 2016
Published: September 20, 2016

Link to Save the Date Critical Issues & Ever Widening Circle 2016; image of WID's Executive Director, Anita Aaron, speaking at the 13th Annual Ever Widening Circle event


Short-Term 2016 YALI Fellows Reflect on Time at WID
Published: August 24, 2016

Link to Short-Term 2016 YALI Fellows Reflect; image of two young people present a PowerPoint and address a crowded room


WID Annual Report of 2015
Published: August 17, 2016

Link to WID Annual Report 2015; image of 9 WID staff members


CareerACCESS Takes Over D.C. in July
Published: August 7, 2016

Link to CareerACCESS Takes Over D.C.; image of a group of seven, six people in wheelchairs, all smiling


WID Hosts Summer 2016 YALI Mandela Fellows
Published: July 6, 2016

Link to WID Hosts Summer 2016 YALI Mandela Fellows; image of the two summer 2016 YALI fellows


WID Hosts ABLE Accounts Seminar on July 8
Published: May 31, 2016

Link to WID Hosts ABLE Accounts Seminar article; image of WID's Deputy Director, Tom Foley, presenting about ABLE accounts


WID’s Accessibility Partner JPMorgan Chase Kicks Off New Conference Accessibility Initiative
Published: March 23, 2016

Link to JPMorgan Chase Kicks Off New Conference Accessibility Inititiative article; image of two WID staff members standing behind an accessibility desk in a hotel lobby


WID’s Current Initiatives: 2016
Published: February 12, 2016

Link to WID's Current Initiatives: 2016; image of a wall of tiles, painted with disability themes


WID Welcomes New Board Members
Published: January 1, 2016

Link to 2016 Board Announcement; image of Carol Bradley, headshot


An Introduction to WID’s Disability FEAST via Spoon University (external link)
Published: December 3, 2015

Link to Disability FEAST article; image of a round table where several people with disabilities gather to eat and talk


WID Learns about Media Campaigns
Published: November 10, 2015

Link to Media Campaign article; image of several different Berkeley Times newspapers piled up on a table


Ever Widening Circle 2015 Awardees
Published: October 15, 2015

Link to Ever Widening Circle 2016 Awardees article; image of WID's Board Chair standing on stage with two awardees

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