In honor of the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd, the UW Office of Global Affairs invites you to join them for a virtual seminar, Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All, featuring the findings from a UNESCO-commissioned study.
Hear perspectives from University of Washington (UW) researchers and students engaged in the study as well as from disability rights advocates working to promote safe and inclusive learning environments for all.
Leela Fernandes, Director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, will give the welcome address.
Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All
Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 9:00-10:30 AM PST | Online via Zoom
- Welcome: Leela Fernandes, Director, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, UW
- Mohammed Loutfy, Executive Director, Disabled Peoples’ International
- Christophe Cornu, Team Leader, Section of Health and Education, UNESCO
- Julia McGeown, Global Inclusive Education Specialist, Humanity & Inclusion
- Stephen Meyers, Assistant Professor, Law, Societies & Justice Department, Jackson School of International Studies, and Disability Studies Program, UW
- Megan McCloskey, Senior Fellow, Disability Inclusive Development Initiative, UW
- Shixin Huang, Ph.D. Candidate, Jackson School of International Studies
- Maha Khan & Bhuri (Tim) Tiasevanakul, Student fellows in the Disability Inclusive Development Initiative, UW