Disability Lead Member Azeema Akram stepped into a new role as an Administrative Law Judge at the Illinois Human Rights Commission (HRC) this past year. In the position, she not only presides over claims of unlawful discrimination but leads with her full self as a disabled woman of color. Azeema attributes her career advancements to opportunities to connect and be mentored by other attorneys with disabilities.
Disability Lead Member Kevin Irvine talks about the impacts of COVID-19 on the disability community.
Disability Lead Executive Director, Member, and 2018 Fellow Emily Blum shares why her role means so much to her.
Disability Lead Member Paulette Jagers recalls the positive influence Disability Lead has had on BMO Harris Bank.