Participant Info

Image Description
An Asian American woman in a wheelchair in front of a wall with colorful street art. She is wearing a black jacket and scarf. She has a mask over her nose with a tube attached to a Bi-Pap machine.
Website and social media
Website: Twitter: @SFdirewolf Instagram: @Disability_Visibility
Alice Wong is a media maker, research consultant, and disability activist based in San Francisco, CA. She is the Founder of the Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to creating, amplifying, and sharing disability media and culture. Alice is also a co-partner of #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people with Gregg Beratan and Andrew Pulrang. Her activism has been featured in Roll Call, WBUR radio, Al Jazeera, Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, Rewire, Vice, Esquire, CNET, and Buzzfeed. She is also a co-partner with Disabled Writers.
Rooted In Rights, February 2019: On Valentine’s Day, Let’s Recognize Why #AccessIsLove Eater, July 2018: Why Disabled People Need Straws New York Times, May 2017: My Medicaid, My Life Transom, May 2016: Alice Wong
Media, Pop Culture, Film, Television, Politics, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, History, Criticism, Americans with Disabilities Act, Food, Race, Disability
Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Essays, Editing, Sensitivity Reading, Radio Appearances, Television Appearances, Podcast Appearances
Additional Credentials
MS Medical sociology BA in English and sociology