WORLD INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY

Operationalizing Inclusion and Leading Global Disability Rights Since 1983

aka WID   |   Berkeley, CA   |  http://www.wid.org

Mission

WID’s global mission is to continually advance the rights and opportunities of over one billion people with disabilities.

Ruling year info

1983

CEO

Ms. Marcie Roth

Main address

3075 Adeline Street Ste 155

Berkeley, CA 94703 USA

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EIN

94-2911623

NTEE code info

Disabled Persons' Rights (R23)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (R05)

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Advancing promising disability inclusion policy and practices globally

The World Institute on Disability (WID) was established in 1983 as one of the first global disability rights organizations founded and continually led by people with disabilities. WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, bringing research and policy into action and operationalizing inclusion.

Our work centers around Digital Tools for Optimizing Community Living and Employment; Accessibility Solutions; and Excellence in Disability Inclusive Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Resilience. WID is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

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WORLD INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY

Board of directors
as of 12/10/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Kevin Foster, Chairman

Inclusion & Diversity/Human Resources Consultant

Term: 2019 - 2023


Board co-chair

Eli Galardin, Co-Chair

Marin Center for Independent Living

Term: 2018 - 2022

Tali Bray

Wells Fargo

Sheridan Gates

Executive Coach

Malcom Glenn

Uber

Darlene Hermerka

Equal Justice Fellow

Julie McCarthy

Human Resources

Neil Milliken

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Michael Palmer

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Debra Ruh

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Brian Scarpelli

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Frances West

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Rachel Wolkowitz

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Zachary Bastian

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Kamilah Marin-Proctor

DC Commission on Persons With Disabilities Chair

Susan Mazrui

AT&T

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White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
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Disability status
Person with a disability

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Disability

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