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Diversity and Inclusion

Disability Pride Week Keynote Speaker: Ali Stroker

April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

Schine Student Center, The Underground and Virtual (See event details)

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Ali Stroker is a trailblazing actress, singer and activist who made history as the first wheelchair user to appear on Broadway. Her powerful performance in “Oklahoma!” earned her a Tony Award for best featured actress in a musical. Stroker is an inspirational speaker who uses her platform to advocate for greater representation and inclusion of people with disabilities in the entertainment industry and beyond. Ali’s keynotes draw from her own courageous journey, sharing insights on overcoming barriers, building confidence and embracing one’s authentic self. Her remarkable story and uplifting messages have motivated people of all backgrounds to redefine what’s possible.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Attendees can also see the keynote via Zoom. Zoom passcode is DCCPRIDE.

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This event was first published on March 20, 2024 and last updated on April 11, 2024.

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