Expert Talk: Disability, Inclusion and Accessibility in the Workplace - 6th February - 18:00 - 20:00

Dubai Campus
Tuesday 6 February 2024 (18:00-20:00)

School of Education


Join us in welcoming Shani Dhanda, Disability Inclusion and Accessibility Specialist to the University of Birmingham Dubai campus!

About the speaker

Recognised as the UK's most influential disabled person and the BBC's 100 Women Laureate of 2020, Dr Shani Dhanda sparks transformative change as a consultant, collaborating with businesses and brands to authentically embrace inclusion and accessibility. Her expertise in disability inclusion has had a profound global impact, collectively reaching over 1.5 million employees worldwide.

Navigating the world as a South Asian woman experiencing disability, her intersectional activism serves as a catalyst for challenging social inequality worldwide through entrepreneurial ventures, founding initiatives like Diversability, the Asian Woman Festival and the Asian Disability Network.

About the event 

Dr. Shani will be speaking about the importance of inclusion in her own life and the impact of inclusive workspaces. Join us to learn, listen and do better! We will also be joined in the audience and question and answer portion by representatives from local organisations working with local businesses on creating inclusive spaces.

Topic: Expert Talk: Disability, Inclusion and Accessibility in the Workplace

Where: University of Birmingham- Dubai

When: 6th February, 18:00 - 20:00

Who: All businesses, educators and people of determination interested in learning more about inclusive workspaces

Supported by: Centre for Inclusive Studies

 Register here to join the event