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October 8, 2020

Black Disability Art History 101: From Back in the Day to Today

The Inclusion Project, a youth led project, with the Center for Disability Leadership is hosting this workshop led by Leroy F. Moore Jr., founder of Krip-Hop Nation. Wed, October 21, 20203:30 – 5:00 p.m. PDT Learn more and register to attend Black disabled and Deaf artists have always existed. They were on the street corners…


October 6, 2020

January 8, 2021: Sara Hendren – What Can a Body Do?

The CREATE Conversation Hub hosts a live Q&A with Sara Hendren on the future of mobility and lessons she learned through writing her new book, What Can A Body Do? How We Meet the Built World. Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, writer, and professor at Olin College of Engineering. Her work spans collaborative…


October 5, 2020

New CREATE Conversation Hub: Reimagining Mobility

Mobility is a central part of accessibility and this new Conversation Hub, hosted by CREATE Associate Directors Kat Steele and Heather Feldner, provides a way to connect and learn from guests who are engaged in critical mobility work — ranging from researchers to small business owners to self-advocates. We will dive deeply into conversations about…


September 9, 2020

Quarterly seminar on accessibility research

This fall, Jennifer Mankoff and Anne Spencer Ross are leading the grad student seminar on accessibility research. The goal of the seminar this fall is to explore research in the intersection of disability and race.  CSE 590w – Accessibility Research Seminar 1:30 on Wednesdays, starting September 30 Sign-up required to receive credit. To sign up: email create-seminar@uw.edu Prerequisites: noneCredits: 1.0 to…


Advancement of women with disabilities in STEM careers gets $1 million NSF award

The CREATE team applauds and congratulates AccessADVANCE, a new project that was recently awarded $1 million by the National Science Foundation. AccessADVANCE seeks to increase the participation and advancement of women with disabilities in academic science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.  There are relatively few women who currently hold faculty positions in STEM fields and even…


August 6, 2020

Elks National Foundation Scholarship: deadline Nov. 2

Full-time UW students who have a deceased or disabled parent can apply for a $500 scholarship.


August 2, 2020

Participants Needed for Usability Study

Individuals with mobility impairments who use a wheelchair as their primary mobility device may qualify to participate in a paid usability study. Participants will test new technology that can improve workplace accessibility in an e-commerce fulfillment environment. The study will be conducted by Fieldwork, a national market research firm, on behalf of Amazon. Participants must…