Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403
BE Bold is organized by The BE Series
The BE Series (@uobeseries) brings together thinkers, makers, disrupters in every field to share their ideas on issues that really matter.
As per the speaker's request, there will be no Instagram Live of this event.
Imani Barbarin is a disability rights and inclusion activist and speaker who uses her voice and social media platforms to create conversations engaging the disability community. Born with cerebral palsy, Imani often writes and uses her platform to speak from the perspective of a disabled black woman. In the last few years she has created over a dozen trending hashtags that allow disabled folk the opportunity to have their perspectives heard while forcing the world to take notice. #PatientsAreNotFaking, #ThingsDisabledPeopleKnow, #AbledsAreWeird and others each provide a window into disabled life while forming community.
Imani is from the Philadelphia area and holds a Masters in Global Communications from the American University of Paris, her published works include those in Forbes, Rewire, Healthline, BitchMedia and more. She runs the blog CrutchesAndSpice.com and a podcast of the same name.
Follow Imani's work: @crutches_and_spice (on Instagram and TikTok)
Lectures & Presentations, Free, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Free Food, Diversity, Dis/Abilities, Guest Speaker
Division of Student Life, Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Student Activities Board, Center for Student Involvement
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