IN Minnesota’s August Member Meeting: Intersectionality: Disability Across Cultures

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Join us for an interactive panel discussion–Intersectionality: Disability Across Cultures

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Featured Presentation: Intersectionality: Disability Across Cultures


8:00-8:15 am: Welcome and DIMN Updates

8:15-8:55 am: Featured Presentation

8:55-9:15 am: Breakout Conversations: Disability Across Cultures

9:15-9:25 am: Large Group Discussion

9:25-9:30 am: Conclusion

Description: Culture can have a profound impact on the way in which individuals and families navigate the world of disability. Cultural beliefs and norms can play a critical role in how a person self-identifies, whether or not they receive services and care, and how they are socialized and treated.

Featured Panelists:

  • Josette Ciceron- Associate Editor at Definitive Woman magazine and host of Voices Talk Show in Alexandria
  • Iman Elshawaf- Principal at Safir International School in Istanbul and Ph.D. candidate at University College in London
  • Pal Koak- Pre-med student at the University of Minnesota, Rochester


  • Members: Free (for member companies and their employees)
  • Non-members: $20 per person
  • Prospective Disability:IN Minnesota members are welcome to attend their first meeting free. For details, contact [email protected].

RSVP is required to attend. RSVP deadline: August 10, 2020 (5 p.m.)  

Zoom Meeting registration details for those who RSVP:

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If you need an accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, please contact [email protected] at least 5 days prior to the event with your request.


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