Susan Sygall – Advancing Disability Rights with a Passionate Voice
Susan Sygall is the CEO and co-founder of Mobility International USA, an organization that seeks to advance disability rights globally. An internationally recognized expert in the field of international education exchange and leadership programs for persons with disabilities, she has co-authored numerous publications, co-produced several award-winning videos and lectured around the world.
A passionate advocate for disability rights and venerated civil rights leader, Sygall has received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance Matusak Courageous Leadership Award and the 2014 Viscardi Achievement Award. She was named an Ashoka Senior Fellow in 2013 and served as part of the US Delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women in 2015.
On this episode of the podcast, Sygall discusses Mobility International’s work to empower people with disabilities to gain their rights and specific initiatives the organization has implemented to help women with disabilities take their rightful place as leaders.
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