Intersectionality and Self-Advocacy: Exploring racial microaggressions within graduate students’ self-advocacy experiences

Author: jkarpicz

I am currently a second-year doctoral student in UCLA's Higher Education and Organizational Change program with a focus on access, disability, race, and higher education. Prior to joining the program, I was a disability services professional in Vermont, with a focus on undergraduate study abroad. • Co-Presenter, “Dismantling the Workhorses of Whiteness: The Collective Experiences of Graduate Students of Color,” Critical Race Studies in Education Association, May 2018 • Panelist, “Accessibility in Higher Education Roundtable,” Chicago Disability Studies Conference, April 2018 • Creator - Webinar Course, “Fundamentals of Advising Students with Disabilities for Education Abroad,” Diversity Abroad, July 2017 • Co-Presenter, “Beyond Accommodations: Supporting Access to Co-Curricular Experiences for Students with Disabilities,” Diversity Abroad Conference, March 2017 • Co-Presenter, “Bridging the Gap Between Disability Support and Study Abroad Advisors,” NAFSA Region XI Conference, October 2015