Judith Heumann

  • Event Start: 20th May 2020, 8:00pm
  • Event Type:

American Disability Rights Activist


Heumann is an American disability rights activist, and internationally recognised leader in the disability community.  In 2010, she was nominated by President Obama as the first Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the US Department of State, previously serving as the World Bank’s First Advisor on Disability and Development.  Her memoir, Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist was published earlier this year

 

This event will be via podcast : for Spotify Podcast, CLICK HEREor forApple Podcast, CLICK HERE

Throughout its history, the Union has strived to bring some of the world’s most celebrated figures to speak before its audience, providing its members with the opportunity to engage with those who shape our world.  This term will be no different with our full programme of podcasts.  We encourage you to not only listen to these inspiring voices, but also to challenge them.  The online form for submitting questions is accessible to members on our Facebook page in the week preceding each event