Mia Ives-Rublee

Mia Ives-Rublee | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Mia Ives-Rublee | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Disabled transracial adoptee who has dedicated her life’s work to civil rights activism
Washington D.C.
Inspire your team to see the world from a different perspective with Mia Ives-Rublee, a disabled transracial adoptee and civil rights activist.

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Disability Justice and Inclusion 101
Disability intersects every facet of human life. But many organizations continue to struggle with how disability affects the issues they care about and how to be inclusive of the disability community. This workshop provides participants the opportunity to understand the basics of Disability Justice and learn how to make their own organizations and businesses more inclusive of the disability community.
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Disability: A Personal Perspective
People often have the wrong perceptions around the subject of disability. Often it's because we don't understand the personal perspectives or insight from those with disabilities. Hear from our inspirational experts on how those incorrect perceptions are not the reality.
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Disrupting Unconscious Bias
How to recognise, manage, and disrupt bias in the workplace. Participants will learn how to improve self-awareness regarding unconscious bias and review tools for mitigating bias in the workplace.
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Mia Ives-Rublee | Speaker Biography

Mia Ives-Rublee is a disabled transracial adoptee who has dedicated her life to civil rights activism. She began her journey as an adapted athlete, competing internationally in track, road racing, fencing, and CrossFit. She obtained her Master's in Social Work at UNC Chapel Hill. She began working with disabled people at the NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services to help them find work and independence in their communities. Mia is best known for founding the Women's March Disability Caucus and organizing the original Women's March on Washington in 2017. She has worked with numerous progressive organisations on disability justice and inclusion. As a keynote speaker, Mia advocates on the national stage for the rights of disabled people, immigrants, and other marginalized communities.
Mia is best known for founding the Women’s March Disability Caucus and organizing the original Women’s March on Washington in 2017.
As a public speaker, Mia advocates on the national stage for the rights of disabled people, immigrants, and other marginalised communities.
Mia gives her audience the opportunity to understand the basics of Disability Justice and learn how to make their own organizations and businesses more inclusive of the disability community.

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