Laura Martin offers a summary of a recent C4DISC panel discussion on Intersectionality and what we can do to better support ourselves and our colleagues.
Derek Victor is a cisgender, white, queer, disabled educator, writer, and activist based in Ireland. He works with academic and corporate organizations on anti-prejudice activities, with a focus on the experiences of students and workers with disabilities, neurodiversities, learning differences, and mental health differences. He also offers training on the intersection of protected, marginalized, and privileged identities and the practices of diversity and inclusion through the lens of disability. He also works as a communications consultant, combining his knowledge of intersectionality, his background in biology and linguistics, and his talent for storytelling, to help people in academia and industry to get their message across in a contemporary way.